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Glenbeigh Horseshoe Area
Place count in area: 20, OSI/LPS Maps: 70, 78, 83 
Highest place:
Coomacarrea, 772m
Maximum height for area: 772 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 457 metres,

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Colly Mountain An Bheann Mhór A name in Irish
Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple mudstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 679m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78/83 Grid Reference: V65073 80762
Place visited by 96 members. Recently by: JimMc, Felix, PaulNolan, Ulsterpooka, oakesave, thomas_g, hivisibility, Wilderness, three5four0, muddyboots, Philhanson, IainT, ericjones, jimgraham, millsd1
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Longitude: -9.963758, Latitude: 51.963081 , Easting: 65073, Northing: 80762 Prominence: 144m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 465052 580822,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Colly, 10 char: Colly
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone & siltstone, (Valentia Slate Formation)

Overlooks Ballaghisheen (Ir. Bealach Oisín, 'pass of Oisín' from the north. A ridge to the north connects with Meenteog on the Glenbeigh Horseshoe. There are several names mentioned by Ó Cíobháin with the element collach, lit. 'a boar', but referring to boulders. This may be the origin of Colly, but there are other possibilities.   Colly is the 145th highest place in Ireland.

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Easy ascent, fine views .. by group   (Show all for Colly)
 
We climbed Colly on 13th Feb 2010 and parked lik .. by riverlaune   (Show all for Colly)
 
Peter Walker on Colly, 2007
by Peter Walker  14 Sep 2007
We strolled up from the head of Coomaspeara (whose farmer is very friendly.... V637810 A ) on a "lazy Sunday afternoon after the Saturday night before" (if you catch my drift) in September. Blazingly sunny, and an absolute army of flying insects to contend with on the top. A farm track runs up to about 500m; it's unfortunately conspicuous from a distance, but it neuters any sting from the ascent quite effectively. Once you reach the end of it, a short pull over grass and heather leads to the summit ridge. This is an excellent vantage point; Colly is amidst many higher hills but overshadowed by none of them. As previously noted, it can be linked to the hills around Glenbeigh; the intervening terrain seems relatively easy going. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/140/comment/2829/
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On my way up Colly from Knocknagapple NW Top I ca .. by colin murphy   (Show all for Colly)
 
The summit of Colly is the mountain in the centre .. by eric   (Show all for Colly)
 
Here's the picture to go with Mr Walker's comment .. by dbloke   (Show all for Colly)
 
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