Benbreen 691m mountain, Twelve Bens Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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BenbreenMountainBinn Bhraoin A name in Irish (Ir. Binn Braoin [TR], 'Braon’s peak')GalwayCounty in Connacht Province, 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 304 members. Recently by: obanboy, Liamob, conorjob, Djouce, justynagru, Tran, conormcg, Maire-Ni, abcd, Dalcassian, Aciddrinker, PPruzina, Nicko, PeakPaul, TommyV I have visited this place: NO (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/