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Brandon Group Area   S: Brandon Ridge South Subarea
Place count in area: 15, OSI/LPS Maps: 70 
Highest place:
Brandon, 951.7m
Maximum height for area: 951.7 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 934 metres,

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Brandon South Top Mountain Faill na nDeamhan A name in Irish (Ir. Faill na nDeamhan [TCCD], 'cliff of the demons') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Rhythmically bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 790m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q46836 10704
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Longitude: -10.242326, Latitude: 52.227238 , Easting: 46836, Northing: 110704 Prominence: 25m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 446819 610757,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrndSt, 10 char: BrndnSthTp
Bedrock type: Rhythmically bedded sandstone, (Ballymore Sandstone Formation)

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 52nd highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Brandon South Top (<i>Faill na nDeamhan</i>) in area Brandon Group, Ireland
Picture: Towards Castlegregory beach
 
'Spectacular' doesn't do the scenery justice...
by Colin Murphy  16 May 2016
'Spectacular' doesn't do the scenery justice... Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/49/comment/18532/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
Lockdown luck .. by liz50   (Show all for Brandon South Top (Faill na nDeamhan))
 
Well worth the diversion .. by liz50   (Show all for Brandon South Top (Faill na nDeamhan))
 
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