Kilclooney Mountain 792m mountain, Comeragh Mountains Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Kilclooney MountainMountainFauscoum A name in English Kilclooney Mountain from East West mapping. MV old name Ir. Fáschom, 'empty hollow'WaterfordCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green thick-bedded conglomerate Bedrock
Height:792mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75Grid Reference: S31689 10508 Place visited by 413 members. Recently by: kieran.ruby, glencree, Oileanach, abcd, Grumbler, John.geary, ColmGeraghty, srr45, TipsyDempy, briankelly, schwann10, MountainHunter, JoHeaney, finkey86, JeanM I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The name Fáschom properly refers to the next coom immediately south of Coumshingaun. The name may refer either to its wild nature or to the fact that, unlike many of the cooms which cut into the Comeragh plateau, it has no lake. Knockaunapeebra / Cnocán an Phíopaire is the name of a a lower peak to the SW.
Kilclooney Mountain is the highest mountain in the Comeragh Mountains area and the 49th highest in Ireland. Kilclooney Mountain is the second highest point in county Waterford. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/48/