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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 50th highest place in Ireland.

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'Spectacular' doesn't do the scenery justice... .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Brandon South Top (Faill na nDeamhan))
 
Lockdown luck .. by liz50   (Show all for Brandon South Top (Faill na nDeamhan))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Brandon South Top (<i>Faill na nDeamhan</i>) in area Brandon Group, Ireland
Picture: Looking towards the South Top with Brandon Peak in the background.
 
Well worth the diversion
by liz50  4 Jun 2020
When traversing the Brandon ridge the quite distinctive track does not go to the summit of Brandons South top but skirts around both it and Brandon Peak but it is well worth making the diversion. Views towards the Maharees and Castlegregory and the whole of the Brandon ridge. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/49/comment/20794/
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