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MeenteogMountainMuing A name in Irish (Ir. Muing [SWoI], 'boggy area with long grass')KerryCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple mudstone & siltstone Bedrock
Height:715mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78/83Grid Reference: V63794 82658This place has been logged as visited by 142 members. Recently by: three5four0, Wilderness, Hadleigh, oldpragmatist, IainT, CaminoPat, ericjones, eryri, hivisibility, peter1, t.jay, tommccarthy, PeakPaul, hillwalker, gallybander I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Muing is originally the dative form of mong (hair; figuratively: thick growth of grass, fen, morass, swamp), often used as the nominative. However, on the Discovery map this peak is named Meenteog. This could derive from Mínteog, meaning 'small area of pasture'. There is a townland near Barraduff called Meentoges, seemingly of the same origin.
Meenteog is the third highest mountain in the Glenbeigh Horseshoe area and the 100th highest in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/99/