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Caher Mountain Cathair A name in Irish
(Ir. Cathair [OSI 1:25,000], 'stone fort') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish 900s Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 1,000.0m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V79261 83891
Place visited by 896 members. Recently by: Tomaslj, Q35on, colmo23, daitho9, Hjonna, chairmanmiah, mwalimu2, spailpin, Grimsbyforever, justynagru, Aciddrinker, kieran.ruby, Dee68, conorb, Grumbler
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Longitude: -9.758549, Latitude: 51.994449 , Easting: 79261, Northing: 83891 Prominence: 99.76m,  Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 479237 583950,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Caher, 10 char: Caher
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

According to Ó Cíobháin, this mountain is also known as Cathair na Féinne, 'stone fort of the Fianna'.   Caher is the third highest mountain in Ireland. Caher is the third highest point in county Kerry.

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Pronunciation... .. by Conor74   (Show all for Caher)
 
Pronounce cathair with care ;-) .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Caher)
 
Re: Parking for the Hydro Road
by hivisibility  3 Jun 2013
For all those interested in attempting the Coomloughra horseshoe you may be interested to know that at the beginning of the Hydro Road there is now a fantastic car park, on the left as you travel from the direction of Beaufort and just before the old quarry working. Reference V772871 A. Room for over 30 cars and well tarmaced. Was fairly busy there today. Access to the hydro road straight up from the car park, beside the Kerry mountain rescue sign. An excellent facility. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/3/comment/15003/
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From Lislebaine to Hydro car parks .. by nkenealy   (Show all for Caher)
 
Worth the long walk in .. by AdrianneB   (Show all for Caher)
 
Beautiful day , summer 2005 , climbed carrauntooh .. by Buny Clare   (Show all for Caher)
 
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