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Comeragh Mountains Area
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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: S31689 10508
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Longitude: -7.536796, Latitude: 52.245869 , Easting: 231689, Northing: 110508 Prominence: 626m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 631631 610561,   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 48th 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)
 
Wide angle view of Coumshingaun .. by murphysw   (Show all for Kilclooney Mountain)
 
silentbob on Kilclooney Mountain, 2009
by silentbob  2 Nov 2009
I've been climbing the comeragh mountains for over 10 years now and i must point out that fauscoum isn't infact the highest point in the comeraghs this was a misprint on the OS map,fauscoum is infact the valley below the highest point,the highest point doesn't actually have a name its just known as point 792, and i've confirmed this with many other die hard mountaineers who climb the comeraghs regulary and it was my brother Eoin who adv me on this and made me 100% of this,don't tell him but we think he is part mountain goat Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/48/comment/4234/
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While not wishing to steal Denis Deasy's thunder .. by fergal   (Show all for Kilclooney Mountain)
 
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