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Iveragh NW Area   SW: Valentia Subarea
Place count in area: 18, OSI/LPS Maps: 83, 84 
Highest place:
Knocknadobar, 690m
Maximum height for area: 690 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 565 metres,

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Bray Head Hill Ceann Bhreagha A name in Irish (Ir. Ceann Bhreagha [logainm.ie], 'head(-land) of Breagha') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Binnion List, Purple mudstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 239m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V33420 73715
Place visited by 85 members. Recently by: Lauranna, Emiliamain, maoris, Wes, Aneta.jablonska, annem, Moses, Beti13, mdoc1969, marktrengove, Bissboy, Cobhclimber, Aongus, f.sokol, adam.mann
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Longitude: -10.42046, Latitude: 51.89123 , Easting: 33420, Northing: 73715 Prominence: 204m,  Isolation: 6km
ITM: 433406 573776,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BryHd, 10 char: Bray Head
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone & siltstone, (Valentia Slate Formation)

The name is of the same origin as Bray and Bray Head in Co. Wicklow.   Bray Head is the 1307th highest place in Ireland.

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Coastal Cowtown .. by group   (Show all for Bray Head (Ceann Bhreagha))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Bray Head (<i>Ceann Bhreagha</i>) in area Iveragh NW, Ireland
Picture: Looking back from near the summit
 
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by Peter Walker  17 Jul 2010
For those who prefer an alternative to the five euros and tourists associated with Geokaun, Bray Head (summit seemingly named Foiltagarriff on OSI Sheet 78) provides a jaunt equal in scenery but considerably superior in terms of quietness. Starting from Mr Bloke's point B the track leads easily and obviously up to the signal tower from where a right turn leads up an easy slope along the edge of the cliffs (assorted faint paths) to the top. No cows in-situ when I was there (plenty on the way up though, so I'd echo the point about comfort in the company of cattle being required) but nor was there mist: therefore I can confidently state that there's some excellent cliff scenery here.

It's easy enough to cut the corner back to the track on the return by heading ESE from the summit: the route of descent is arrayed before you. Easier to avoid the cows that way too. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1010/comment/5954/
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The cow marks the summit .. by three5four0   (Show all for Bray Head (Ceann Bhreagha))
 
One of the best short hikes in Ireland. .. by TommyV   (Show all for Bray Head (Ceann Bhreagha))
 
Parked the car at the Skellig Heritage centre (V3 .. by dbloke   (Show all for Bray Head (Ceann Bhreagha))
 
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