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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 491 members. Recently by: nevgeoran, maryblewitt1, deirdremaryann, derekfanning, ConMack23, stuartdonaldson1, breathp, cfennelly, abcd, SeanPurcell, Bunsen7, markwallace, paulbrown, Jenniallen, annem
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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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Brandon Peak (<i>Barr an Ghéaráin</i>) in area Brandon Group, Ireland
Picture: A mighty ridge
 
Garran Ceoil
by liz50  23 Jul 2021
Iain T and Onzy both mention the impressive east ridge of Brandon Peak which leads directly to the summit from the shore of Lough Croite, the largest of the Paternoster lakes. Known locally as Garran Ceoil, the recent fine weather was the ideal opportunity to tackle the route. We were rewarded with some fine scrambling and magnificent views. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/24/comment/23223/
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A magic scramble up the East Ridge .. by IainT   (Show all for Brandon Peak (Barr an Ghéaráin))
 
Photo shows the ridge walk over to Brandon Peak ( .. by csd   (Show all for Brandon Peak (Barr an Ghéaráin))
 
Climbed Brandon Peak recently as part of a ridge .. by aidand   (Show all for Brandon Peak (Barr an Ghéaráin))
 
from Mullaghveal to top and back .. by marzka   (Show all for Brandon Peak (Barr an Ghéaráin))
 
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