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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 493 members. Recently by: Frankierooney, Gordonaplace, nevgeoran, maryblewitt1, deirdremaryann, derekfanning, ConMack23, stuartdonaldson1, breathp, cfennelly, abcd, SeanPurcell, Bunsen7, markwallace, paulbrown
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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: View northwards to Brandon from Brandon Peak
 
One of the best for sure
by Bunsen7  24 Jul 2021
If you park at Q47044 06865 A and follow the track up over Gearhane to Brandon Peak, returning the same way, you will only expend between 2.5 and 3 hours of your time. Quite a small investment for such a spectacular reward.

Of course, you should invest more time and be able to take in the whole ridge, but it's a long walk on the road if you're going solo. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/24/comment/23224/
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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))
 
A big one for me, in every sense. .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Brandon Peak (Barr an Ghéaráin))
 
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