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Derrygarriff Hill Doire Gharbh A name in Irish
(Ir. Doire Gharbh [OSI], 'rough (oak-)grove') Kerry County, in Carn List, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 492m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V87357 77448
Place visited by 25 members. Recently by: Colin Murphy, madfrankie, Wildrover, IainT, frankmc04, ciarraioch, chalky, David-Guenot, thomas_g, simoburn, omurchu, Geo, liz50, millsd1, vecnyhlad
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Longitude: -9.638624, Latitude: 51.93827 , Easting: 87357, Northing: 77448 Prominence: 128m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 487331 577509,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Drygrf, 10 char: Derygarif
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

There is a mapping problem regarding the names of several peaks in this area in that the Irish and English names are not matched up. The Irish version of Derrygarriff is given as Péicín, but this name clearly belongs to Peakeen Mountain. The correct Irish version is Doire Gharbh, which has been assigned (erroneously?) on the 1:25,000 map to the lower peak between Moll's Gap and Lough Barfinnihy.   Derrygarriff is the 590th highest place in Ireland. Derrygarriff is the most westerly summit in the Mangerton area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Derrygarriff in area Mangerton, Ireland
Picture: Eirk Lough in the foreground of a magical landscape
 
Fine summit, easily reached.
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy,  4 Dec 2017
There are access issues around Moll's Gap, so suggest starting at car park at V882790 A and proceeding up the heathery slopes to Foardal - about 1km to the SE, before walking the 1.5km to the SW to Derrygarriff summit. This will require an ascent of about 200m from col, which is heather, long grass and a boggy in parts.

An alternative is to make Derrygarriff part of a longer walk taking in six tops, starting with Peakeen and ending with Foardal. See entries for these summits for details. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/481/comment/5240/
 
Peakeen, Derrygarriff, Foardal .. by Conor74   (Show all for Derrygarriff)
 
Free as a bird .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Derrygarriff)
 
Eirk Lough .. by Conor74   (Show all for Derrygarriff)
 
Killarney Outback .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Derrygarriff)
 
Breathe in the Derry air... .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Derrygarriff)
 
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