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Brandon Group Area
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 51st highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Faill na nDeamhan in area Brandon Group, Ireland
Picture: Brandon South Top from Brandon Peak
 
Lockdown luck
by liz50  12 May 2020
Following the Covid 19 lockdown exercise radius extension from 2 km to 5 km in early May I was lucky enough to have the Brandon ridge in my 'zone'. I accessed the ridge at Q458 066 A from an ancient right of way known as An Bothar Mhileata which runs in an East West direction from near Cloghane to an area North of Dingle called Glens. From the col below Ballysitteragh travel in a northerly direction crossing An Gearan and Brandon Peak passing Brandon South Top on route to Mount Brandon. On a clear day the views are unrivalled in the country. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/49/comment/20784/
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Well worth the diversion .. by liz50   (Show all for Faill na nDeamhan)
 
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