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Kilclooney Mountain Mountain Fauscoum A name in English
Kilclooney Mountain from East West mapping. MV old name Ir. Fáschom,
'empty hollow'
Waterford County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green thick-bedded conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 792m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S31690 10508
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Longitude: -7.536709, Latitude: 52.245842 , Easting: 231690, Northing: 110508 Prominence: 626m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 631637 610558,   GPS IDs, 6 char: KlclMn, 10 char: KlclnyMntn
Bedrock type: Green thick-bedded conglomerate, (Treanearla Formation)

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 47th highest in Ireland. Kilclooney Mountain is the highest point in county Waterford.

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Comeragh Hike .. by davsheen   (Show all for Kilclooney Mountain)
 
Reached Fauscoum on Saturday 12th October leading .. by bogtrotter_ie   (Show all for Kilclooney Mountain)
 
Did a circuit of Coumshingaun and made a brief de .. by walker_hollick   (Show all for Kilclooney Mountain)
 
View of Lough Coumshingan as you ascend the ridg .. by foleyg   (Show all for Kilclooney Mountain)
 
Also via Knockaunapeebra - but slightly different route
by Pepe  8 Jul 2014
Initially took the same route up to Knockaunapeebra as Kernowclimber, but instead of taking the short route up the gully through the big rocky outcrop at the right of the falls, we took a lazier and slightly longer route by keeping the falls on our left for a little bit longer and walking behind and around the outcrop on our way to Knockaunapeebra. From there it's only a short walk to '2597' or Fauscoum as its called here. Then made a bee-line for the head of the falls and back down into the Mahon coum. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/48/comment/17542/
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silent bob is rite de highest point in de comerag .. by partmountaingoat   (Show all for Kilclooney Mountain)
 
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