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Glenbeigh Horseshoe Area   Cen: Glenbeigh Horseshoe Subarea
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 Munster Province, 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
Place visited by 207 members. Recently by: Barrington1978, JohnFinn, childminder05, chelman7, JohnRea, stuartdonaldson, nolo, JohnAshton, conrad1179, CaminoPat, tryfan, Ianhhill, nickywood, derekfanning, david bourke
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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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Picture: Coomasaharn Lake from Coomacarrea
 
A Fine Horseshoe
by JohnFinn  23 Aug 2022
Five of us did the Horseshoe on the 20th August 22 using Track 3095 (with a few slight deviations due to weather conditions). It was very windy which caused some of the group concern about traversing the narrow ridge between Keamconneragh and Teeromoyle. In the event the concern was misplaced as crossing it presented no problems. We reached the summit of Teeromoyle in driving rain but thereafter visibility improved. The descent from Meenteog as per the Track was steep but straightforward and we completed the 13 kilometre hike in 6 hours. A fine horseshoe trek and one that I would like to revisit on a clear day. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/59/comment/23627/
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