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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
Place visited by 279 members. Recently by: Roswayman, TommyV, David-Guenot, Lauranna, ahogan, JeanM, Patbrdrck, sharonburns, jamesmforrest, Ulsterpooka, amgall, strangeweaver, FrankMc1964, jcoshea, Toolio
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Longitude: -9.263178, Latitude: 52.015624 , Easting: 113323, Northing: 85542 Prominence: 623m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 513294 585599,   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 121st highest in Ireland.

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Steep pull up rewarded by fine views. .. by group   (Show all for The Paps East)
 
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Picture: The shapely Paps approaching from the South.
 
New Comment: Two shapely hills.
by TommyV  Mon 15 Apr
There is a forestry road in the Clydagh Valley with parking at W12955 83343 D. Following this road will lead you out onto the open mountain. From here it's a steep pull up to spot height 562 metres but thankfully from here the climb up to the Paps West top is more gradual. Most people will take in the East and West Paps on a visit to these mountains so to take in the slightly higher East top involves dropping down to about 580 metres before climbing another 100 metres again. From here follow the spur of the East top South and the drop down to where the East and West spurs finish. Some faint trails from here will lead you back to the forestry road. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/116/comment/20489/
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Here the Paps are seen from Banard, near Gneevegu .. by pdtempan   (Show all for The Paps East)
 
It's a good straghtforward climb and a great plac .. by mart   (Show all for The Paps East)
 
A barely surfaced 'road' allows you to drive to t .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for The Paps East)
 
Surely one of Ireland's iconic mountains and it's .. by paulocon   (Show all for The Paps East)
 
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