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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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Drung Hill Mountain Cnoc Droinge A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Droinge [UR*], ‘hill of the throng/assembly’) Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 640m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78/83 Grid Reference: V60277 87804
Place visited by 134 members. Recently by: No1Grumbler, pcost, bandre, obanboy, learykid, Magnetic_fields, Hjonna, Grumbler, John.geary, dunnejohn, Lauranna, Mike-Mor, GerSomers, jamesmforrest, MagdaK
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Longitude: -10.036411, Latitude: 52.02508 , Easting: 60277, Northing: 87804 Prominence: 35m,  Isolation: 1.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 460253 587855,   GPS IDs, 6 char: DrngHl, 10 char: Drung Hill
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

A fair was held regularly on Drung Hill (Barrington, 'Discovering Kerry', p. 267), which would account for the throng. There is another hill of the same name near Lauragh on the Beara Peninsula. Barrington connects Drung Hill in Iveragh with the 'kingdom of Drung', which apparently paid a tribute of thirty oxen to Cashel. Leacht Fhionáin on Drung Hill is the reputed grave of St. Fionán. It is not at the summit, as marked on the Discovery map, but on a knoll halfway down the N. slope. The penitential station and well were visited on the last Sunday of July (MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa', pp. 134-37).   Drung Hill is the 216th highest place in Ireland.

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[Duplicate comment from Beenmore - part of a 3 su .. by eoin   (Show all for Drung Hill (Cnoc Droinge))
 
......the scenic route .. by didymus   (Show all for Drung Hill (Cnoc Droinge))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Drung Hill (<i>Cnoc Droinge</i>) in area Glenbeigh Horseshoe, Ireland
Picture: The view from the Kerry way or the 'Butter Road', as it was known as.
 
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by peter1  13 Jun 2015
A slight variation from the usual routes up and down Drung Hill. After climbing Beenmore, we retraced our track to Drung Hill and descended directly to the Kerry Way, or the Butter Road, which we followed back to our car. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/211/comment/18117/
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