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Derrynasaggart Area   Cen: Knocknabro Subarea
Place count in area: 24, OSI/LPS Maps: 79 
Highest place:
The Paps East, 694m
Maximum height for area: 694 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 623 metres,

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Knocknabro West Top Mountain Cnoc na Breo (mullach thiar) A name in Irish poss. Ir. Cnoc na Breo [PDT], ‘hill of the cut’ Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 592m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W15378 85392
Place visited by 65 members. Recently by: Denis-Barry, nupat, mountainmike, Ulsterpooka, Hillwalker65, eoghancarton, jackos, annem, chelman7, tfm9, John.geary, Geo, jacqociarrai, MichaelE, Grumbler
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Longitude: -9.23329, Latitude: 52.014629 , Easting: 115378, Northing: 85392 Prominence: 147m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 515344 585453,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc592, 10 char: KncknbWstT
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

This is the highest of the three tops of Knocknabro. The peak marked as Knocknabro on OSi maps is somewhat lower (530m) than this peak. The origin of the name is uncertain. John O’Donovan suggested Cnoc na Bró, ‘hill of the quern’, though without any explanation of the name. Another possibility is that the final element is the same as in Broemountain. In Welsh briw means ‘cut’ or ‘wound’. This may refer to the declivity between the two peaks which forms a pass between Rathmore to the N and the Clydagh Valley to the S. See also Broemountain, Inishnabro and Brow Head.   Knocknabro West Top is the 313th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknabro West Top (<i>Cnoc na Breo (mullach thiar)</i>) in area Derrynasaggart, Ireland
Picture: The Paps as seen from high point
 
Won't knock your socks off
by Colin Murphy  30 Mar 2022
Followed jackal's directions to the top. The farmer's track he references (off the main track) now has signs stating that it is private property, although no specifically forbidding walkers, which I took to be a good sign. It was very swampy initially, although became firm and grassy further up and relatively easy to navigate. I was doing this mountain essentially as a means of accessing the two Arderin Begs to the east, and like other contributors, would hold no great love for its heathery, almost featureless summit, except for the fine views it affords of the adjacent Paps. Less than an hour to the top and fine weather made the ascent relatively pleasant. Won't be back though! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/292/comment/23457/
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