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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,
Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Drung HillMountainCnoc Droinge A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc Droinge [UR*], ‘hill of the throng/assembly’)KerryCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock
Height:640mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78/83Grid Reference: V60277 87804 Place visited by 121 members. Recently by: jamesmforrest, MagdaK, strangeweaver, ckilm, Fergalh, David-Guenot, muddyboots, FrankMc1964, Deise-Man, nolanlyn, jfn, JimMc, ilenia, Ulsterpooka, three5four0 I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
A fair was held regularly on Drung Hill (Barrington, 'Discovering Kerry', p. 267), which would account for the throng. There is another hill of the same name near Lauragh on the Beara Peninsula. Barrington connects Drung Hill in Iveragh with the 'kingdom of Drung', which apparently paid a tribute of thirty oxen to Cashel. Leacht Fhionáin on Drung Hill is the reputed grave of St. Fionán. It is not at the summit, as marked on the Discovery map, but on a knoll halfway down the N. slope. The penitential station and well were visited on the last Sunday of July (MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa', pp. 134-37).
Drung Hill is the 219th highest place in Ireland. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/211/?PHPSESSID=nap25ohl6fet2a8bhdmchlrjc6