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Comeragh Mountains Area
Place count in area: 23, OSI/LPS Maps: 74, 75, 81, 82 
Highest place:
Kilclooney Mountain, 792m
Maximum height for area: 792 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 626 metres,

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Kilclooney Mountain Mountain Fáschom A name in Irish
also Fauscoum an extra name in English
Ir. Fáschom, 'empty hollow’ Waterford County in Munster Province, 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)

Despite being the highest of the Comeraghs, this is a rather unremarkable summit above the spectacular valley of Coumshingaun. The circuit of Coumshingaun comprises the ascent and descent of two dramatic ridges. The cliffs at the back of the valley offer some of the finest rock-climbs in Ireland. 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. The name Kilclooney Mountain, recorded by East-West Mapping, derives from the extensive townland of Kilclooney in which the peak is situated. Knockaunapeebra / Cnocán an Phíopaire is the name of 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.

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The summit of Fauscoum, the highest mountain in t .. by simon3   (Show all for Kilclooney Mountain)
 
Climbed Fauscoum as part of a circuit of Coumshin .. by Cormac_L   (Show all for Kilclooney Mountain)
 
I did the Mahon Falls Circle at 16. June 2009. St .. by HimiWack   (Show all for Kilclooney Mountain)
 
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Picture: Coumshingaun
 
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by murphysw  25 Aug 2014
Climbed Fauscoum from the Mahon Valley car park at the weekend, which was very busy, although once you start climbing above the falls, you're on your own. The climb up beside the falls, under Knockaunapeebra, is spectacular, although once you're up on the plateau it is quite monotonous...that is until you reach Coumshingaun, which is breathtaking. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/48/comment/17648/
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I've been climbing the comeragh mountains for ove .. by silentbob   (Show all for Kilclooney Mountain)
 
While not wishing to steal Denis Deasy's thunder .. by fergal   (Show all for Kilclooney Mountain)
 
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