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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Wicklow Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 130, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 49, 50, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 925m
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Dublin/Wicklow:
Ballinacorbeg 336mBallinastraw 284mBallycurry 301mBallyguile Hill 188mBallyhook Hill 288mBray Head Hill 240mCarrickgollogan 276mCarrigeen Hill 298mCarrigoona Commons East 242mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mCupidstown Hill 378.6mDowns Hill 372mDunranhill 342mEagle Hill 296mKilleagh 249mKilliney Hill 153.5mKilmichael Hill 267mKilnamanagh Hill 217mKnockannavea 400.8mKnockree 342mMount Kennedy 365.9mSlieveroe 332mWestaston Hill 270m
Dublin Mountains:   Corrig Mountain 617.1mGlendoo Mountain 586mKippure 757mKnocknagun 555mMountpelier Hill 383mPrince William's Seat 555mSaggart Hill 396.9mSeahan 647.3mSeefin 620.6mSeefingan 722.9mTibradden Mountain 467mTwo Rock Mountain 536m
Wicklow Mountains:   Annagh Hill 454mBallinacor Mountain 531mBallinafunshoge 480mBallineddan Mountain 652mBallycumber Hill 431mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mBaltinglass Hill 382mBarranisky 280mBenleagh 689mBlack Hill 602.2mBrockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 548mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCarrick Mountain 381mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigleitrim 408mCarriglineen Mountain 455mCarrignagunneen 561mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mChurch Mountain 544mCloghernagh 800mCollon Hill 238mConavalla 734mCorriebracks 531mCorrigasleggaun 794mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mCullentragh Mountain 510mCushbawn 400mDerrybawn Mountain 474mDjouce 725.5mDuff Hill 720mFair Mountain 571.2mFananierin 426mGravale 718mGreat Sugar Loaf 501mKanturk 523mKeadeen Mountain 653mKirikee Mountain 474mKnocknacloghoge 534mLakeen 357mLittle Sugar Loaf 342mLobawn 636mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mLuggala 595mLugnagun 446.2mLugnaquilla 925mMaulin 570mMoanbane 703mMoneyteige North 427mMullacor 657mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 795mMuskeagh Hill 397mPreban Hill 389mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 641mScarr North-West Top 561mSeskin 344mSilsean 698mSleamaine 430mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1mSlievecorragh 418mSlievefoore 414mSlievemaan 759mSorrel Hill 599.5mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mStoney Top 714mStookeen 420mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563mTinoran Hill 312mTomaneena 682.4mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTonelagee South-East Top 546mTrooperstown Hill 430mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m

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Fananierin Hill Fán an Fhearainn A name in Irish
(Ir. Fán an Iarainn [PDT], 'slope of the iron') Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Carn List, Quartzite Bedrock

Height: 426m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 62 Grid Reference: T11174 89049
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Longitude: -6.347089, Latitude: 52.941021 , Easting: 311174, Northing: 189049 Prominence: 42m,  Isolation: 2.2km
ITM: 711098 689081,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Fnnrn, 10 char: Fananierin
Bedrock type: Quartzite, (Maulin Formation)

Fananierin is the 816th highest place in Ireland.

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Follow this place's comments Picture about mountain Fananierin in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Fananierin browns before Croaghanmoira
A ridge end overlooking Glenmalure.
Short Summary created by simon3  5 Jan 2019
Fananierin sits at the NE end of a ridge from Croghanmoira North Top. Many would consider this ridge to be the second best ridge that Wicklow has to offer, after the Derrybawn ridge.
The most direct way of reaching it is from the west. Leaving Glenmalure Lodge head up the Military Road towards Drumgoff. At approximately T 102 893 A there is a forestry track and barrier on the left. Follow the track and emerge below the summit.
Other routes include coming from Croaghanmoira starting from the car park around T08750 87595 B. A difficulty with this area is that the landowners to the east of Fananierin discourages access. However as of Jan 2019 contact with local landowners appears to indicate that it is ok to walk on the east side of the summit.
There are fine views from Fananierin to the local mountains and up the Glenmalure valley. Linkback: Picture about mountain Fananierin in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: View of Slieve Maan from Fananierin
wicklore on Fananierin, 2008
by wicklore  14 Jul 2008
Leaving Glenmalure Lodge head up the Military Road towards Drumgoff. At approximately T 102 893 A (Point A) there is a forestry track and barrier on the left. Head down this track and after a few minutes emerge from the forest into the meadows below Fananierin. (photo shows meadow from above). Pick a route across the fields and up to the ridge. It is a short climb but i was breathing heavily when i got up! Turn left and find your way over a fence and across various rises to the featureless summit. Lovely views of Carriglineen, Slieve Maan, Croghanmoira and the mountains around Glenmalure. Return time from forest track approximately 45 mins. There was a great view into the valley below Croghanmoira too, and it would probably be a lovely walk along the ridge to Croghanmoira herself. Linkback:
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padodes on Fananierin, 2007
by padodes  12 Jul 2007
This is the first photo of Fananierin on the website, I think, and was taken from the south-facing slope of Kirikee. Behind the summit stretches a thickly heather-cloaked ridge of the same name back to the unnamed hill at the top. To the left lies Croaghanmoira (unseen) and to the right the heavily afforested slope of Slieve Maan. Much of the lower wooded flanks of the mountain belongs to Ballinacor Estate and is preserved land. Although not as badly scoured by the passage of ice as the south face of Carriglineen on the other side of the Avonbeg River valley, it still shows some signs of its dramatic past. Linkback:
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Picture: Fananierin top
Easy walk with great views
by Colin Murphy  27 Apr 2010
A view of Fananierin from the road about 1.5km SW of Glenmalure. A couple of hundred metres further along this road there is a short forest track (with room to park) which leads to an open field. Go through a gate and follow the track up to the saddle and then turn NE for the top. An easy walk but rewards with great views of the glacial valley. Linkback:
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Picture: From Croghanmoira
Long Wicklow Ridge
by davsheen  10 Apr 2018
Some of the best views of the Wicklow hills from the Croghanmoira Fananierin Ridge walk Linkback:
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Colourful summer top
by Colin Murphy  27 Aug 2019
Fananierin from the south, blanketed by heather, in all its summer glory. Linkback:
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