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Knockmealdown Mountains Area
Place count in area: 17, OSI/LPS Maps: 74, 82 
Highest place:
Knockmealdown, 792.4m
Maximum height for area: 792.4 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 682.7 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Farbreaga Mountain Fear Bréige A name in Irish
(Ir. Fear Bréige [PND], 'false man') Tipperary County, in Arderin List, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 518m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R96798 09161
Place visited by 126 members. Recently by: CaminoPat, markmjcampion, FrankMc1964, Chance, conrad1179, ciarraioch, Juanita, Dean, paddyobpc, ilenia, Lauranna, Martinpeak, Peter Walker, t.jay, tommccarthy
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Longitude: -8.047596, Latitude: 52.234664 , Easting: 196799, Northing: 109161 Prominence: 69.63m,  Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 596748 609215,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Frbrg, 10 char: Farbreaga
Bedrock type: Medium grained pink-purple sandstone, (Knockmealdown Sandstone Formation)

The name Fear Bréige is commonly applied to a rock or heap of stones resembling a man.   Farbreaga is the 508th highest place in Ireland. Farbreaga is the most westerly summit in the Knockmealdown Mountains area.

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The nearest to my heart .. by group   (Show all for Farbreaga)
 
A fine clear Sunday morning and I pulled on the b .. by jackill   (Show all for Farbreaga)
 
You can park on the infrequently used road at R 9 .. by simon3   (Show all for Farbreaga)
 
Farbreaga is the westernmost of the Knockmealdown .. by simon3   (Show all for Farbreaga)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Farbreaga in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Farbreaga in the distance.
 
mneary34 on Farbreaga, 2005
by mneary34  11 Aug 2005
Almost journeys end for the trek. This photo shows Crow Hill with Farbreaga in the distance. Ten mountains, glorious sunshine, not one other hill walker but ourselves mid-week in August on the entire range . The Knockmealdowns have a lot to offer. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/415/comment/1882/
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Did as an option to try and get up and down befor .. by sparow   (Show all for Farbreaga)
 
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