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Brandon Group Area   S: Ballysitteragh 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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Beennabrack Mountain Macha na gCab A name in Irish (Ir. Macha na gCab [OSI], 'plain of the beaks') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 608.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q46865 05372
Place visited by 174 members. Recently by: PrzemekPanczyk, nevgeoran, Wildrover, Roswayman, Deise-Man, annem, Chance, Montyt, No1Grumbler, GerSomers, marcel, JohnAshton, Hjonna, strangeweaver, padstowe
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Longitude: -10.239485, Latitude: 52.179367 , Easting: 46866, Northing: 105372 Prominence: 23.47m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 446849 605426,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnbrck, 10 char: Benabrack
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

The Irish name Macha na gCab and the anglicised name Beennabrack have very different meanings. It seems unlikely that they originally referred to the same feature. An Seabhac gives the name Binn na mBroc ('peak of the badgers') for this hill (TCCD, 143, 233), which shows that Beennabrack is a corruption. He does not mention Macha na gCab.   Macha na gCab is the 268th highest place in Ireland. Macha na gCab is the most southerly summit in the Brandon Group area.

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Easy Climb from the South .. by group   (Show all for Beennabrack (Macha na gCab))
 
Coming down from the Brandon ridge at Fallaghnam .. by jackill   (Show all for Beennabrack (Macha na gCab))
 
This view northwards, from the top of Beennabrack .. by padodes   (Show all for Beennabrack (Macha na gCab))
 
Looking across a stretch of Loch Ui Fhiannachta ( .. by padodes   (Show all for Beennabrack (Macha na gCab))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beennabrack (<i>Macha na gCab</i>) in area Brandon Group, Ireland
Picture: A view of Beenabrack and Ballysitteragh from below Gearhane to the North
 
Steep Cliffs to the North
by Bunsen7  26 Jul 2021
It's a shame that I've only summitted this particular top in thick mist but on a subsequent fair weather hike to Gearhane to the north I captured this image which gives a fair impression of the cliffs above Loch Duff.

It also highlights the low prominence of Beenabrack (relative to Ballysitteragh), just 23 metres drop according to the stats in the MV detail.

If I remember it well, it's boggy, and there's a fence along the cliffs with a path almost the whole way from the Conor Pass. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/273/comment/23226/
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