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Brandon Group Area   S: Brandon Ridge South Subarea
Place count in area: 15, OSI/LPS Maps: 70 
Highest place:
Brandon, 951.7m
Maximum height for area: 951.7 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 934 metres,

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Brandon Peak Mountain Barr an Ghéaráin A name in Irish (Ir. Barr an Ghéaráin [OSI], 'top of the fang') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Rhythmically bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 840m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q47207 09481
Place visited by 492 members. Recently by: Gordonaplace, nevgeoran, maryblewitt1, deirdremaryann, derekfanning, ConMack23, stuartdonaldson1, breathp, cfennelly, abcd, SeanPurcell, Bunsen7, markwallace, paulbrown, Jenniallen
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Longitude: -10.236348, Latitude: 52.216359 , Easting: 47207, Northing: 109481 Prominence: 190m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 447190 609534,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrndPk, 10 char: BrndnPeak
Bedrock type: Rhythmically bedded sandstone, (Ballymore Sandstone Formation)

From the vicinity of Cloghane church there is a strange optical illusion whereby this peak seems higher than the summit, though it is actually over 100m lower.   Barr an Ghéaráin is the 25th highest place in Ireland.

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One of the best for sure .. by Bunsen7   (Show all for Brandon Peak (Barr an Ghéaráin))
 
Summit of Brandon Peak, looking along the ridge t .. by csd   (Show all for Brandon Peak (Barr an Ghéaráin))
 
Drama to rival Brandon itself .. by milo   (Show all for Brandon Peak (Barr an Ghéaráin))
 
TOOK THE PILGRIM PATH TO THE SUMMIT AND OUR FAITH .. by MAP1878   (Show all for Brandon Peak (Barr an Ghéaráin))
 
Interesting ridge to the east .. by Onzy   (Show all for Brandon Peak (Barr an Ghéaráin))
 
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A big one for me, in every sense.
by Colin Murphy  16 May 2016
Brandon Peak marked my 400th Arderin - I came prepared as you can see from the shot! Little prepared me however for the beautiful blue sky, the summer's day warmth, the stunning scenery no matter where you looked, and the conical, sharply defined peak. One of the best in Ireland. A local man, Dan O'Sullivan from Dingle, who I met near the top and who I'd say was in his 70's - even pointed out the distant artificial road leading up to the Star Wars set! A heavenly day all round! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/24/comment/18528/
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