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East Mayo Area   NW: Pontoon Hills Subarea
Place count in area: 15, OSI/LPS Maps: 23, 24, 31, 32 
Highest place:
Nephin, 806m
Maximum height for area: 806 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 778 metres,

Places in area East Mayo:
E: Charlestown Hills:   Knock Hill 213mMullaghanoe 234m
N: Foxford Hills:   Carranarah 197mGortnadrehy 143m
NW: Nephin:   Cuilkillew 130mNephin 806mTristia 322m
NW: Pontoon Hills:   Crucknaree 297mFarbreiga 395mKnockaglana 154m
S: Kiltimagh Hills:   Rush Hill 197mSlieve Carn 262m
W: Croaghmoyle:   Burren 396mCroaghmoyle 430mMuckanagh Hill 220m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Farbreiga Hill Fear Bréige A name in Irish (prob. Ir. Fear Bréige [PDT], 'false man') Mayo County in Connacht Province, in Binnion List, Schist, aluminous schist, pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 395m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 31 Grid Reference: G17023 02582
Place visited by 17 members. Recently by: phonohan, justynagru, eamonoc, sandman, Garmin, chalky, Fergalh, IncaHoots, barrymayo, LiamV, glenlecky, three5four0, stendorado, tigerbeat, josvanderlinden
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Longitude: -9.265074, Latitude: 53.965957 , Easting: 117023, Northing: 302582 Prominence: 240m,  Isolation: 3.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 516991 802592,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Frb395, 10 char: Farbreiga
Bedrock type: Schist, aluminous schist, pebble beds, (Meelick Member)

The name Fear Bréige ('false man') usually refers to a rock or heap of stones resembling a man. The name is a common one, being found also in the Galtees, Knockmealdowns, Ballyhoura Mountains, Comeraghs and Slieve Bloom. This occurrence of the name in North Mayo appears to be the northernmost. It is also unusual in that it applies to a very prominent hill. Most of the other occurrences apply to low hills at the end of ranges.   Farbreiga is the 967th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Farbreiga (<i>Fear Bréige</i>) in area East Mayo, Ireland
 
New Comment: An easy afternoon walk
by phonohan  10 Jun 2021
Started from a small road almost due North of Farbreiga at G 1690 0398 A (we were staying within walking distance). Only one fence to cross (easiest point is at a prominent Rowan tree), then straight up through low heather to the secondary N summit shown as 373m ASL on OS 50K map. 10 more minutes to the trig point. A cloudy day so views a bit subdued and hazy towards the horizon. Best views E towards Foxford and the lakes. Views towards Clew Bay are better from nearby Croaghmoyle, but you don't have to share the summit with communication towers! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/847/comment/23172/
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