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Central Dingle Area   W: Ballyduff Subarea
Place count in area: 25, OSI/LPS Maps: 70, 71, 78 
Highest place:
Beenoskee, 826m
Maximum height for area: 826 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 491 metres,

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Beenbo Hill Gob an Iolair A name in Irish (Ir. Gob an Iolair [OSI], 'beak of the eagle') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 476.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q54541 07456
Place visited by 52 members. Recently by: John.geary, mh400nt, JohnAshton, jackos, Fergalh, peter1, marcel, mountainmike, Ulsterpooka, eamonoc, thomas_g, dodser, liz50, millsd1, Geo
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Longitude: -10.12825, Latitude: 52.200166 , Easting: 54541, Northing: 107457 Prominence: 48.13m,  Isolation: 0.6km
ITM: 454523 607511,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Beenbo, 10 char: Beenbo
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone, (Coumeenoole Sandstone Formation)

Since Beenbo is clearly a separate name (probably from Ir. Binn Bó, 'peak of the cow'), it seems likely that it is the true name of the summit, while Gob an Iolair applies originally to the sharp point just N of the summit.   Gob an Iolair is the 643rd highest place in Ireland.

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Northern summit of a wild Dingle plateau. .. by group   (Show all for Beenbo (Gob an Iolair))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Beenbo (<i>Gob an Iolair</i>) in area Central Dingle, Ireland
Picture: Beenbo and Glenahoo looking north from Macha na Bo
 
New Comment: Glaciated valley to east
by Bunsen7  29 Jul 2022
It would be great if access to the north of Beenbo could be agreed as a lovely loop walk taking in Glennahoo (Gleann na hUamha -valley of the cave) and back down to An Baile Dubh would be possible.

As it stands there is access to Glennahoo but only via the track to the east of the river and thence to the plateau.

The track up from the head of the glen is interesting, there are some remnants of famine era homesteads in the glen, there are some deeply incised streams tumbling down the head of the glen, perhaps they enclose the cave the Irish name seems to refer to.

I noticed a couple of plaques dedicated to fallen hillwalkers along the track. A sheep farmer was shearing on the day of my visit and some litter in the vicinity of the work somewhat detracted the overall ambience but it is a place worth seeing. The farmer smiled and waved so no problem with access, though this was further in the glen. The initial track in from the sign on the main road is very overgrown, so bring insect repellent and perhaps a machete in late summer! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/535/comment/23597/
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See Slievenagower for previous section of walk I .. by three5four0   (Show all for Beenbo (Gob an Iolair))
 
Potential Access Issue .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Beenbo (Gob an Iolair))
 
Great views of Glennahoo Valley .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Beenbo (Gob an Iolair))
 
Overlooks a fabulous Glen to the east .. by Bunsen7   (Show all for Beenbo (Gob an Iolair))
 
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