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Derrynafulla SW Hill Cork County, in Binnion List, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 375m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: V88800 54780 This summit has been logged as climbed by 9 members. Recently by: thomas_g, skhg, chalky, scapania, noelvontrap, pdtempan, Conor74, ahendroff, dusted
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Longitude: -9.610369, Latitude: 51.734918 , Easting: 88800, Northing: 54780 Prominence: 150m,   Isolation: 2km
ITM: 488774 554846,   GPS IDs, 6 char: DrynSW, 10 char: DrynflSW
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

This peak is unnamed on OS maps. It lies on the boundary of the townlands of Derrynafulla and Coomarkane. Any information on the correct name of this hill would be welcome. Having been unable to defend Dunboy Castle against the English cannons, it was from Derrynafulla (Ir. Doire na Fola, 'oak-grove of the blood') that Donal Cam O'Sullivan Beare regrouped his forces and followers on December 31st 1602 before their arduous and perilous march northwards to meet the O'Rourkes in Leitrim.   Derrynafulla SW is the 1002th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Derrynafulla SW in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Sugarloaf Mountain and surrounding peaks seen from the Caha Mountain Pass
 
pdtempan on Derrynafulla SW, 2009
by pdtempan  22 Mar 2009
In this panorama the peaks in the distance are Sugarloaf Mountain (right) and Gowlbeg Mountain (centre). The hill in question is seen directly in front of Sugarloaf and Shrone Hill is to the left. Derrynafulla is the name of a townland at the foot of these last two peaks. Having been unable to defend Dunboy Castle against the English cannons, it was here that Donal Cam O'Sullivan Bere regrouped his forces and followers on December 31st 1602 before their arduous and perilous march northwards to meet the O'Rourkes in Leitrim. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/872/comment/3665/
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Attempt from Derryconnery .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Derrynafulla SW)
 
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