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Dunkerron Mountains Area   SW: Sneem Subarea
Place count in area: 64, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

Places in area Dunkerron Mountains:
Cen: An Bheann Mhór:   An Bheann Mhór 674.7mAn Bhinn Láir 514mCoomcallee 648.9mBeann na Stiocairí 673.1mCoomnahorna 590mGlanbeg 485.8mSlievenashaska 578mSlievenashaska South Top 566m
Cen: Knocknagantee:   Knockmoyle 684mFinnararagh 667mCnoc Breasail 591mKnocknagantee 676mKnocknagantee West Top 553mCoomnacronia 636mCoomura Mountain 666m
Cen: Mullaghanattin:   An Cnoc Riabhach 534mBeann 752mBeann Far SW Top 636.2mBeann NE Top 692mBeann South Top 639mBeann SW Top 657mSallagh 570mMullaghanattin 773mMullaghanattin East Top 594mSallagh South-West Top 543m
E: Kenmare:   Gortamullin 205mKnockanaskill 356mLetter South 362m
N: Knocknacusha:   Knocknacusha 547m
NE: Knocknabreeda Ridge:   Crossderry 489mKnocknabreeda 569mMothaillín 506m
NE: Knocknagapple:   Bascadh 595mBascadh West Top 569mBoughil 631mCnoc na gCapall 639mKnocklomena 641m
NE: Stumpa Dúloigh:   Broaghnabinnia 745mKnockaunanattin 569mKnockaunanattin West Top 467mStumpa Dúloigh 784mStumpa Dúloigh SE Top 780mStumpa Dúloigh SW Top 663m
SW: Caherdaniel:   Farraniaragh Mountain 468mEagle Hill 155mReenearagh 162mBeenarourke 304mKnocknasullig 117mCahernageeha Mountain 499m
SW: Coad ( Castle Cove ):   Beenrour 418mEagles Hill 549mMullaghbeg 509m
SW: Coomduff:   Coomduff 244m
SW: Deenish:   Deenish Island (2) 144m
SW: Esknaloughoge:   Esknaloughoge 416mEsknaloughoge North Top 420m
SW: Scarriff:   Scarriff Island 252m
SW: Sneem:   An Bheann Mhór 308mDereenavurrig Hill 261mKnockanamadane 270mKnocknafreaghane 313mKnocknagullion 413m
SW: Staigue:   Staigue Top 459mStaigue NE Top 435m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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An Bheann Mhór Hill (Ir. An Bheann Mhór [TH], 'the big peak') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Binnion List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 308m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83,84 Grid Reference: V65500 64600
Place visited by 8 members. Recently by: Fergalh, daitho9, chalky, ciarraioch, mickosullivan, trekker, Conor74, three5four0
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Longitude: -9.95125, Latitude: 51.818019 , Easting: 65500, Northing: 64600 Prominence: 183m,  Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 465479 564663,   GPS IDs, 6 char: AnB308, 10 char: AnBhnMh308
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

This peak is unnamed on OS maps. It is recorded as An Bheann Mhór in Toponomia Hiberniae by Breandán Ó Cíobháin.   An Bheann Mhór is the 1145th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain <i>An Bheann Mhór</i>  in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: An Bheann Mhor from Sneem
 
Its more awkward than it looks.
by three5four0  4 Oct 2011
Park at around V 635 651 A, at the start of forestry tracks on the N70. The tracks marked on OSI Sheet 84 4th Edition are pretty accurate, for once. So follow the one from where you have parked all the way to V643 647 B. Here there is a small transmitter, go round the side, cross a fence and you are on the ridge of An Bheinn Mhor, between pt222 and pt207.

Now that was the easy part, the next section is just plane awkward in anything but good weather. Follow the fence for a while, along this ridge, with the usual heather, deep grass and furze you encounter on lower hills. Soon you encounter some mild benching, which requires a bit of negotiating (after pt222) and again after this. This made for slow progress, as the rain showers had left the rock wet and greasy. If you look at the photo I took at Sneem from the bridge, it gives a hint at what the ground is like.

This was the last hill of a day of 3 MV tops, and I just made the summit in time for the arrival of more rain and wind, magic! (there is a short steeper section just before the summit) Made sure of the visiting the spot height, but marked a possible higher point at V 65509 64627 C, would the next visiter care to check this out?

The views were splendid, though I didn't hang around long as I wanted to get back past the rough bits before I was enveloped in the advancing gloom. Nothing like the thought of sprockiling about on wet greasy rock in the dark with wind driven rain to focus the mind and spur you on to that first tasty pint in Sneem! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/951/comment/6559/
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