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The Three Sisters NE Top Hill Binn Diarmada A name in Irish, also Beendermot an extra name in English Ir. Binn Diarmada [logainm.ie], 'Dermot's peak' Kerry County in Munster Province, in no lists, Conglomerate, sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 153m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q35300 08900
Place visited by 23 members. Recently by: maitiuocoimin, mh400nt, marcel, justynagru, peter1, conormcbandon, tommccarthy, jackill, Pepe, Dbosonnet, liz50, IainT, hivisibility, Wilderness, fingalscave
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Longitude: -10.410124, Latitude: 52.207714 , Easting: 35300, Northing: 108900 Prominence: 92m,  Isolation: 4.2km
ITM: 435286 608954,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ThThrS, 10 char: ThThrSstrs
Bedrock type: Conglomerate, sandstone & siltstone, (Pointagare Group)

Binn Diarmada is the highest hill in the Kerry Coastal Hill area and the 1470th highest in Ireland.

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The view on the way up . .. by hivisibility   (Show all for The Three Sisters NE Top (Binn Diarmada))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain The Three Sisters NE Top (<i>Binn Diarmada</i>) in area Kerry Coastal Hill, Ireland
Picture: Binn Diarmada with Ceann Bhaile Dháith and Más a Tiompán behind
 
Diarmaid & Gráinne's Airy Perch
by ciarraioch  4 Sep 2015
Many the good man has been led astray, and so it was with the handsome warrior, Diarmaid O Duibhne. Enticed into elopement by that trollop Gráinne, they went on the run from hoary old Fionn. So he fled back to the land of his tribe, the Corca Dhuibhne of the great peninsulas of West Munster, or the people of the goddess Dovinias as it has been written in Ogham. There he sought sanctuary for a while on this wild spur high above the crashing waves, which thereafter took his name.
So much for our shared heritage, but one of the local landowners usen't to be of the sharing disposition; skull and cross-bone bedecked signs warning 'No Hillwalking' (dis)graced the bothairín that accesses this wonderful pinnacle until a number of years ago.
No such problems were apparent in late August 2015 as we parked our car considerately just beyond the end of the tarmaced road at Q34868 07629 starA and walked along the unsurfaced track until one reaches open ground. A sharp but short ascent brings you to the exposed spike. We tracked westward along An Triúr Deirféar, the Three Sisters, taking in Ceann Sibéal and descending towards the Dun an Oir hotel as better described in the entries under same.

Although we met a number of other walkers on the day, I've since heard that some German tourists were recently confronted on this walk. I don't know exactly where this took place but I'd nonetheless be wary of taking a shortcut though farmland between the Three Sisters and Ceann Sibeal. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1347/comment/18289/
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Short trek to summit from Binn Meanach .. by Fergalh   (Show all for The Three Sisters NE Top (Binn Diarmada))
 
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