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Central Dingle Area   W: Slieveanea Subarea
Place count in area: 25, OSI/LPS Maps: 70, 71, 78 
Highest place:
Beenoskee, 826m
Maximum height for area: 826 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 491 metres,

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Croaghskearda Mountain Cruach Sceirde A name in Irish (Ir. Cruach Sceirde [OSI], 'stack of the exposed place') Kerry County in Munster Province, in no lists, Purple cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 608m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q50972 03908
Place visited by 82 members. Recently by: Peter Walker, annem, mh400nt, ilenia, nevgeoran, jackos, abcd, markwallace, pdtempan, mountainmike, strangeweaver, Lauranna, chalky, eamonoc, thomas_g
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Longitude: -10.178868, Latitude: 52.167316 , Easting: 50972, Northing: 103908 Prominence: 13m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 450953 603960,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crghsk, 10 char: Crghskrd
Bedrock type: Purple cross-bedded sandstone, (Cappagh Sandstone Formation)

Near a path over the brow of the hill between Gowlin and Lisdargan there is an underground passage called Staighre Chaitlín (Cathleen's Stairs) which leads to a cave. The tale is told of a local man who dreamed of a treasure on the Bridge of Limerick, went there and met a stranger who said that he had dreamed of treasure at a place unknown to him called Staighre Chaitlín; the local man who knew the place well returned home and found the treasure (Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa', pp. 207-08). MacNeill also mentions several legends connected with the nearby hills to the east.   Croaghskearda is the 269th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghskearda (<i>Cruach Sceirde</i>) in area Central Dingle, Ireland
Picture: Croaghskearda, view as approaching from the north.
 
The Dingle Pyramid
by Sweeney  8 Sep 2022
Passed this peak when traversing from Conor Pass to Loough Anascaul. It is very striking, when approaching from the north, and well worth the slight detour. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/257/comment/23654/
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