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Dunkerron Mountains Area   Cen: Mullaghanattin Subarea
Place count in area: 64, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

Places in area Dunkerron Mountains:
Cen: An Bheann Mhór:   An Bheann Mhór 674.7mAn Bhinn Láir 514mCoomcallee 648.9mBeann na Stiocairí 673.1mCoomnahorna 590mGlanbeg 485.8mSlievenashaska 578mSlievenashaska South Top 566m
Cen: Knocknagantee:   Knockmoyle 684mFinnararagh 667mCnoc Breasail 591mKnocknagantee 676mKnocknagantee West Top 553mCoomnacronia 636mCoomura Mountain 666m
Cen: Mullaghanattin:   An Cnoc Riabhach 534mBeann 752mBeann Far SW Top 636.2mBeann NE Top 692mBeann South Top 639mBeann SW Top 657mSallagh 570mMullaghanattin 773mMullaghanattin East Top 594mSallagh South-West Top 543m
E: Kenmare:   Gortamullin 205mKnockanaskill 356mLetter South 362m
N: Knocknacusha:   Knocknacusha 547m
NE: Knocknabreeda Ridge:   Crossderry 489mKnocknabreeda 569mMothaillín 506m
NE: Knocknagapple:   Bascadh 595mBascadh West Top 569mBoughil 631mCnoc na gCapall 639mKnocklomena 641m
NE: Stumpa Dúloigh:   Broaghnabinnia 745mKnockaunanattin 569mKnockaunanattin West Top 467mStumpa Dúloigh 784mStumpa Dúloigh SE Top 780mStumpa Dúloigh SW Top 663m
SW: Caherdaniel:   Farraniaragh Mountain 468mEagle Hill 155mReenearagh 162mBeenarourke 304mKnocknasullig 117mCahernageeha Mountain 499m
SW: Coad ( Castle Cove ):   Beenrour 418mEagles Hill 549mMullaghbeg 509m
SW: Coomduff:   Coomduff 244m
SW: Deenish:   Deenish Island (2) 144m
SW: Esknaloughoge:   Esknaloughoge 416mEsknaloughoge North Top 420m
SW: Scarriff:   Scarriff Island 252m
SW: Sneem:   An Bheann Mhór 308mDereenavurrig Hill 261mKnockanamadane 270mKnocknafreaghane 313mKnocknagullion 413m
SW: Staigue:   Staigue Top 459mStaigue NE Top 435m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Sallagh South-West Top Mountain Caora Bhán (mullach thiar theas) A name in Irish For origin of name, see Sallagh / Caora Bhán. Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin Beg, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 543m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V70152 74431
Place visited by 36 members. Recently by: Wilderness, mountainmike, learykid, FrankMc1964, Deise-Man, ciarraioch, Ulsterpooka, Fergalh, eamonoc, liz50, millsd1, Geo, ilenia, Lauranna, Onzy
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Longitude: -9.88752, Latitude: 51.907424 , Easting: 70152, Northing: 74431 Prominence: 15m,  Isolation: 0.4km
ITM: 470130 574492,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlghSt, 10 char: SlghSthWst
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

Sallagh South-West Top is the 436th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Sallagh South-West Top (<i>Caora Bhán (mullach thiar theas)</i>) in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: A cairn is hatched! Cloon Lough in the valley behind
 
Not an easy bag!
by Geo  15 Jul 2018
So you've done the "Pocket", and found it pretty tough, big climbs but big rewards, Fine, Good for you!
Want a touch more challenge?
Ever wondered what those little 'uns in the middle of the Dunkerrons might be like?
What about doing a horseshoe from the other side and in an clockwise direction instead?

Cloon Horseshoe is the one for you, however be ready for a finale like no other...

Park beside the Lough, Cloon that is (See the Mullaghanattin Short Summary for access details, I won't repeat them here)

Climb for what seems an eternity up to Beann NE (fantastic airy scramble to finish out on a gorgeous summit), make sure you've had your Weetabix, you'll need it.

Then the F A B U L O U S and unforgettable (especially if you get a super June day like we did) hop, skip and jump, along the ridge from one Beann to another, NE, then main top, then SW, then Far SW Top, just one beauty after another...

Then soak up the Sallagh's, but keep your energy, you've only warmed up! Technically there are no more summits to cross on this walk but there's Purgatory ahead. We took tea on Sallagh SW and I had to take the opportunity of being the first to comment. anyway back to our jaunt...

A twisting, turning mayhem of navigation through the Glacial lakes to the NW as you make for the SW ridge of Coomura to get yourself and your now screaming muscles up and over it's seemingly endless plateau (and it's summit if not ticked off, we had done it before so we left it out)

Over the hump of Coomura and head down it's NNE ridge. It's here that life, the universe and everything comes into play, you will question your ever taking up such a dumb recreation as hill-walking, rambling, mountaineering, ticking off VL's or whatever the hell it was got you here. You may cry, You may scream with rage and hatred for this god-forsaken land, and you may live to see the end of it...

At the col when all hope is lost you turn NE to continue to slither down and get your sorry butt to the south west of the lakeside and the track you have seen but can't bloody find, through a hell of bracken and overgrowth, why don't those bloody sheep eat it all to ground level?

Hope has been lost, but redemption is at hand, all of a sudden a man made stony track materialises out of the wilderness and gets you along the lake, & the weary and brave soldier you are gets a second wind as you see your auto awaiting you, and the promise of a pint later or a cooling bathe for your aches or both, and suddenly a whole day of ups and downs are worth it.

You'll be unlikely to meet anyone else up there, maybe a small chance on the high Beann's, and the Sallagh's are a place you'll have solitude but for the rocks.

Fin Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1449/comment/19954/
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