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Carrauntoohil: Ireland’s highest – a steep-sided rocky cone in the western Reeks

Tragalee: Follow wall all the way

Brandon Peak: A pointed summit on a grassy, well-defined ridge with extensive vi

Purple Mountain: The highpoint of a small massif with stunning views and a jewel

Lake District: Hartsop Round

Stob Coire Cath na Sine: View west along the ridge from summit

Nore Valley Walk - Bennettsbridge to Kilkenny Castle

Slieve Donard: Ulster’s highest – a boggy, well-trodden, rounded seaside peak.

Agnew's Hill: Nice little climb

Douglas Top: Good views from so-so top.

Lake District: Raven Crag

Douglas Top: Simple, rather bleak little top

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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,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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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
Place visited by 316 members. Recently by: Kforde6, Seamy13, Barrington1978, mh400nt, Haulie, Beti13, Clairo36, John.geary, mdehantschutter, a3642278, GerM, nevgeoran, derekfanning, SeanPurcell, Tomaquinas
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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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Picture: Formidable north east face of Brandon South Top
 
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by Bunsen7  21 Apr 2022
The uninitiated can be forgiven for mistaking the south top for the main top on the initial approach to Brandon from Faha Grotto along the pilgrim path. As the path snakes around the Faha ridge, the south top is on the walker's left as they approach the head of the coum from where the "eisc" ferries the walker to the ridge line.

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