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Dunkerron Mountains Area
Place count in area: 65, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Broaghnabinnia Mountain Bruach na Binne A name in Irish
(Ir. Bruach na Binne [OSI], 'verge of the peak') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 745m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V80163 81388
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Longitude: -9.744552, Latitude: 51.97216 , Easting: 80163, Northing: 81388 Prominence: 290m,  Isolation: 2.2km
ITM: 480139 581448,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Brghnb, 10 char: Brghnbn
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

Ó Cíobháin gives Beann, 'peak', as the true name of this mountain. Apparently the name Bruach na Binne really belonged to a feature a few miles to the W overlooking the Bridia Valley and was mistakenly applied to this peak by the sappers.   Broaghnabinnia is the 82nd highest place in Ireland. Broaghnabinnia is the most northerly summit in the Dunkerron Mountains area.

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Picture: Broaghnabinnia, SE side.
 
simon3 on Broaghnabinnia, 2006
by simon3  25 Nov 2006
Poor old Broaghnabinnia. Described by David Herman [Hill Walkers Kerry] as ".. not the most enticing of mountains .." whose summit is ".. a tiny plain of boggy grass .. disappointing .."

Can't say I entirely agree. This summit has some dramatic slopes particularly on the northern side. Even this picture of the southern side shows cliffs and steepness.

The picture was taken one November from around Knocknabreda. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/80/comment/2558/
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Picture: Broaghnabinnia from Caher
jackill on Broaghnabinnia, 2005
by jackill  18 Jul 2005
I took this photo from Caher while doing the Coumloughra horseshoe .Broaghnabinnia is in the centre of the photo with Stumpa Duloigh behind on the right and Knocknabreeda behind on the left. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/80/comment/1817/
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Picture: Lough Duff from the South East ridge of Stompa Duloigh
 
Circuit of Gearhameen
by peter1  26 Mar 2012
I climbed this as part of a walk taking in Stumpa Duloigh as well on March 19 this year. Following suggestions on this site and from guide books, I decided to head straight up the steep face above Lough Reagh...Bl**dy Hell!...it was tough or I am not as fit or both! After a particularly difficult piece, i had to sit down and make sure i kept my breakfast in...However, I survived and managed to complete the route to Stompa. The earlier plan of including Stumpa West Top was shelved due to wind and rain and the condition of the party (me...). Altogether, 6 hours for 10k and 1003 metres of ascent. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/80/comment/6736/
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Fab mountain without the scramble
by sandman  5 Jul 2012
Park at V82180 81301 A walk back over bridge enter farm gate on right and when you reach sheep pens keep left and follow rough track at side of Lough Reagh to end continue on to point V81264 80627 B from this point continue on for app 150meters and take a bearing for the summit picking your way thru the boulders. A truly fantastic mountain and by using this route you do not need to scramble but be advised the summit is just a farm fence with blue rope attached.......time easy up and down four hours Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/80/comment/14707/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Broaghnabinnia in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: As seen from Mothaillín
Great looking, summit disappoints.
by Colin Murphy  30 Sep 2015
This summit is as tough as they come - there isn't any easy way up. It is unrelentingly steep up to about 500m. The views are magnificent and there are many impressive precipitous drops and rock formations. Unfortunately the summit doesn't live up to the promise of the climb. Once you get to the E-W summit area the terrain is just a dull, grassy slog with barely a fist-sized stone to break the monotony. The views in all directions are great however. It is a mountain that looks far more impressive from a distance, as can be seen from the shot, taken from the upper slopes of Mothaillín. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/80/comment/18336/
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eric on Broaghnabinnia, 2006
by eric  31 May 2006
Broaghnabinnia as seen from the Brida Valley Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/80/comment/2359/
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