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Dunkerron Mountains Area
Place count in area: 65, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Derrygarriff West Top Hill Doire Gharbh (mullach thiar) A name in Irish
For origin of name, see Derrygarriff. Kerry County in Munster Province, in Binnion List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 382m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V85728 77075
Place visited by 12 members. Recently by: Wildrover, Fergalh, daitho9, MichaelE, ciarraioch, thomas_g, eamonoc, frankmc04, markmjcampion, chalky, Cobhclimber, Conor74
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Longitude: -9.662176, Latitude: 51.934587 , Easting: 85728, Northing: 77075 Prominence: 115m,  Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 485703 577136,   GPS IDs, 6 char: DrygWs, 10 char: DrygrfWstT
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

There is a mapping problem regarding the names of several peaks in this area in that the Irish and English names are not matched up. The Irish version of Derrygarriff is given as Péicín, but this name clearly belongs to Peakeen Mountain. The correct Irish version is Doire Gharbh, which has been assigned (erroneously?) on the 1:25,000 map to this lower peak between Moll's Gap and Lough Barfinnihy.   Derrygarriff West Top is the 986th highest place in Ireland.

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It has a name! .. by Conor74   (Show all for Derrygarriff West Top (Doire Gharbh (mullach thiar)))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Derrygarriff West Top (<i>Doire Gharbh (mullach thiar)</i>) in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: View from Doire Gharb, over Lough Barfinnihy to Boughil Mountain
 
The perfect ending
by eamonoc  11 Apr 2017
After tough trek over Boughill, Cnoc Na gCapall, the Bascadh`s to Knocklomena and back on the road alongside the Owenreagh river to start point at Lough Barfinnihy. Climbed this hill just to cap off a great day out on the Dunkerrons. From car park there are two gates which are easily crossed, once over these headed uphill to the left following very obvious cattle tracks almost all the way up, once on level ground the actual top lies about 150mts to the east. Fantastic views from here in all directions. A great addition to round off the day, about 20mins up and down. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1075/comment/18879/
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Get there while it's dry .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Derrygarriff West Top (Doire Gharbh (mullach thiar)))
 
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