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Brandon South TopMountainFaill na nDeamhan A name in Irish(Ir. Faill na nDeamhan [TCCD], 'cliff of the demons')KerryCounty in Munster Province, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Rhythmically bedded sandstone Bedrock
Height:790mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70Grid Reference: Q46836 10704 Place visited by 297 members. Recently by: nupat, Montyt, SFlaherty, No1Grumbler, marcel, ColinCallanan, bandre, rollingwave, JohnAshton, Maire-Ni, Hjonna, learykid, Grumbler, abcd, briankelly I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Máire MacNeill comments on the place-names around Brandon as follows: From An Seabhac's compendium of the place-names of the district we learn that several places on the mountain have names suggestive of myths which recur at other Lughnasa sites, e.g. Macha an Mhíl (the Beast's Pasture), Faill na nDeamhan (the Demons' Cliff), Com na Caillighe (the Hag's Recess), Loch na Mná (the Woman's Lake), Cnoc an Tairbh (the Bull's Hill), etc. [MacNeill, The festival of Lughnasa, 105] Faill na nDeamhan on Brandon is paralled by Log na nDeamhan (Lugnademon) on Croagh Patrick.
Faill na nDeamhan is the 53rd highest place in Ireland. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/49/