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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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Beenarourke Hill Binn Uí Ruairc A name in Irish
Ir. Binn Uí Ruairc [logainm.ie], 'O'Rourke's peak' Kerry County in Munster Province, in Binnion List, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 304m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V50200 60500
Place visited by 17 members. Recently by: colmo23, MichaelE, Fergalh, eamonoc, markmjcampion, Eirepur, IainT, frankmc04, wicklore, chalky, trekker, Dbosonnet, Conor74, madfrankie, Cobhclimber
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Longitude: -10.171197, Latitude: 51.777308 , Easting: 50200, Northing: 60500 Prominence: 100m,  Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 450183 560564,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnrrk, 10 char: Benarourke
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

Binn Uí Ruairc is the 1146th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Uí Ruairc in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The Atlantic beyond Beenarourke
 
Expansive views
by wicklore  11 Sep 2015
Beenarourke has two high points on its summit about 100 metres apart, which are similar in height. This photo was taken from the northerly summit looking to the rocky spine of the southerly summit. The best views are from the rocky spine, where Deenish and Scarriff Islands loom large in the expanse of the Atlantic ahead.

The views are fine across Ballinskelligs Bay to Bolus Head and out to the Skellig Islands. Abbey Island and the small Eagle Hill peninsula are to the southeast, while across the N70 below, the steep bulk of the Farraniaragh and Cahernageeha hills provides a dramatic backdrop to this area of the Ring of Kerry.

As madfrankie has said, this hill can be quickly climbed up from the substantial car park below, which will be teeming in high season. However the ground is steep and can be wet and slippery, and care will be needed going up and down. Wait for a clear day as the views are too good to miss! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1135/comment/18309/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Uí Ruairc in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Where tourists fear to tread
A brief Ring of Kerry diversion
by madfrankie  28 Jul 2014
Beenarourke looms over the large car park at a bend in the road between Waterville and Caherdaniel. It can be a busy place in high summer, with swarms of tourists taking snaps, or looking in bafflement at the dishevelled local playing the accordion.
At the back of the car park head steeply uphill - you'll pick up a bit of a track. Within 15 minutes you'll be at the summit, admiring the superlative views that include the distant Skelligs. The highest point appears to be the low boulders seen in the photo. An undemanding little hill that won't take more than 25 minutes up and down. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1135/comment/17573/
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