Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right. A small change needed. The page you went to with a url that has mountainviews.ie/mv/index.php is now superceded by the url at the top. Use this new form of url in future. Change any shortcuts or bookmarks you may have for the old format.
Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Torc MountainMountainSliabh Torc A name in Irish(Ir. Sliabh Torc [OG*], 'mountain of wild boar')KerryCounty in Munster Province, in Arderin List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock
Height:534.8mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78Grid Reference: V95577 83931 Place visited by 423 members. Recently by: marktrengove, Tifred, maryblewitt, glencree, nickywood, pcoleman, mh400nt, Grumbler, marymac, caoimheorla, derekfanning, Hillwalker65, JohnRea, osullivanm, Sienna I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The name of Torc Mountain, like Mount Eagle and the Wolf's Step on the Dingle Peninsula, reminds us of a wild animal once common in the forests of Ireland. Wild boar is significant in Celtic mythology, being depicted on Celtic artefacts found in continental Europe, Ireland and Britain. It represents physical strength and heroic fighting skills.
Torc Mountain is the 460th highest place in Ireland. Torc Mountain is the most northerly summit in the Mangerton area. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/383/