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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 133 members. Recently by: conorjob, Liamob, finkey86, bergman, Roen, arderincorbett, Daingean, CaminoPat, markmjcampion, FrankMc1964, Chance, conrad1179, ciarraioch, Juanita, Dean
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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)
 
Almost journeys end for the trek. This photo show .. by mneary34   (Show all for Farbreaga)
 
sparow on Farbreaga, 2008
by sparow  14 Jan 2008
Did as an option to try and get up and down before bad weather arrived (failed in that one). However a good alternative to the Galtees for a short accessable hike. Best thing was we disturbed a herd of deer on the summit. For some reason I've seen more wild deer in the knockmealdowns than anywhere else in Ireland. Proves that we haven't eaten all our wildlife - just most of it. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/415/comment/2942/
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