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The Paps East Mountain An Dá Chích Anann - An Chíoch Thoir A name in Irish
(Ir. An Dá Chích [OSI], 'the two breasts') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 694m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W13323 85542
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Longitude: -9.263222, Latitude: 52.015642 , Easting: 113323, Northing: 85542 Prominence: 623m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 513291 585601,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ThPpsE, 10 char: ThPpsEst
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

The Dictionary of Celtic Mythology gives the full name as Dá Chích Anann, 'the two breasts of Anu'. This goddess was reputedly responsible for the fertility of the whole province of Munster. A line of stones, known as na Fiacla, connects the two tops and is believed to have formed a processional route.   The Paps East is the highest mountain in the Paps/Derrynasaggart area and the 120th highest in Ireland.

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riverlaune on The Paps East, 2010
by riverlaune  29 Mar 2010
We parked at W14446 84029 A in the Clydagh Valley and followed the ancient Duhallow trail towards Rathmore. As you walk up the trail you will see Pap East on the left handside in the distance(weather permitting!). An excellent guide to the walk can be found in Kevin Corcoran's book, 'Kerry Walks'. In previous comments a number of fellow walkers have taken the 'fire break' trail up Pap East but found it very slippery and muddy. We decided to take a track on the left hand side(after the 2nd gate) at W14304 85244 B, which proved to be an excellent way up the mountain. There is a heathery scramble to the summit(W13322 85540 C) after the trail peters out, but it is a fairly straightforward route which avoids the 'fire break'. From East Pap and its huge cairn, we walked to West Pap and then as pre-arranged, the clouds parted and we devoured a well deserved lunch, with superb views over Cork and Kerry! Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/116/comment/4551/
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hill walker on The Paps East, 2005
by hill walker  27 Feb 2005
climbed paps from clyda valley with cork mountaineering club [13 walkers] took 4 hours for walk.did both paps .easy enough climb with good bright weather with both tops frozen . mighty views all round because ove the weather. rate the walk 7/10 big jake Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/116/comment/1499/
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majorkikshaw on The Paps East, 2004
by majorkikshaw  21 Nov 2004
Early jaunt on the Paps Sunday 21st November 04. Anthony ODonovan obviously enjoying himself in poor visibility. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/116/comment/1337/
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markjustineabbie on The Paps East, 2008
by markjustineabbie  14 May 2008
i.v done the paps on the 10 of may with my two kids aged 10 and 7 super climb spent 5hrs out
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