Coomacarrea 772m mountain, Glenbeigh Horseshoe Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Glenbeigh Horseshoe Area
Place count in area: 20, OSI/LPS Maps: 70, 78, 83 
Highest place:
Coomacarrea, 772m
Maximum height for area: 772 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 457 metres,

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Coomacarrea Mountain Com an Charria A name in Irish
also An Sagart an extra name in Irish
(Ir. Com an Charria [UR*], 'hollow of the stag') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple mudstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 772m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78/83 Grid Reference: V61131 82528
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Longitude: -10.021694, Latitude: 51.977902 , Easting: 61131, Northing: 82528 Prominence: 457m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 461117 582579,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cmcr, 10 char: Comacarea
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone & siltstone, (Valentia Slate Formation)

As with many names beginning with com, this name originally applied to a deep hollow on the side of the mountain. According to Seán Ó Súilleabháin the peak is also known as An Sagart. A cliff on the north-east side is named Leam a Soggorth, an anglicisation of Ir. Léim an tSagairt, 'leap of the priest' , a name which probably preserves a memory of a tale of a priest escaping from pursuing soldiers in Penal times, much like the Priest's leap between Bonane and Coomhola, near Glengarriff. On the Discovery map no. 78 the Irish name of the summit is An Tráigh [OSI], 'the strand'. Perhaps this is a humorous name for the large stony patch without turf cover near the summit. For further information on the name, see Paul Tempan, Some Notes on the Names of Six Kerry Mountains, JKAHS, ser. 2, vol. v (2005), 5-19.   Coomacarrea is the highest mountain in the Glenbeigh Horseshoe area and the 61st highest in Ireland.

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Three ridged, high grassy summit. .. by group   (Show all for Coomacarrea)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Coomacarrea in area Glenbeigh Horseshoe, Ireland
Picture: An illusion of closeness.
 
simon3 on Coomacarrea, 2006
by simon3  5 Jan 2006
Take a look at these lakes. Coomasaharn Lake stretches from the top of the picture, with Loughacummeen below it in the picture. This view from 500m east of Coomacarrea at V61607 82566 B seems to bring them close, however in fact they are 430m apart on the map and differ in height by 340m. A remarkable sight. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/59/comment/1865/
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On the east side of Coomacarrea, at the col with .. by simon3   (Show all for Coomacarrea)
 
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