Benbreen 691m mountain, Twelve Bens Ireland at MountainViews.ie
Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by
here. Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk see
conditions. Credits and list definitions are listed here
Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
BenbreenMountainBinn Bhraoin A name in Irish (Ir. Binn Braoin [TR], 'Braon’s peak')GalwayCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock
Height:691mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L78311 51547 Place visited by 292 members. Recently by: TommyV, Grumbler, damo11, John.geary, Mike-Mor, leonardt, Roswayman, rollingwave, Jim Sheehan, GerSomers, FrankMc1964, JeanM, arderincorbett, Patbrdrck, erun I have visited this place: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
This peak is particularly impressive when viewed across the abyss of Mám na Gaoithe from Bengower. Braon can mean 'drip' or 'drop', but may be a personal name here. It is the basis of the surnames Ó Braoin and Mac Braoin, anglicised as Breen and McBreen.
Binn Bhraoin is the 126th highest place in Ireland. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/122/