The Names and Meanings of Ireland’s 10 Highest Peaks in the MacGillycuddy Reeks, County Kerry.

February 21, 2019

The Names and Meanings of Ireland’s 10 Highest Peaks in the MacGillycuddy Reeks mountain range, County Kerry. 

 

 

 

1. Carrauntoohil – Corrán Tuathail (Tuathail’s Sickle)

1,038 m (3,406 ft).

 

2. Beenkeragh – Binn Chaorach (Peak of the Sheep)

1,008 m (3,308 ft).

 

3. Caher – Cathair na Féinne (Stonefort of the Fíanna)

1,001m (3,284 ft).

 

4. Knocknapeasta – Cnoc na Péiste (Hill of the Serpent)

988 m (3,241 ft).

 

5. Caher West – Cathair Thiar (Stonefort West)

975 m (3,193 ft).

 

6. Maolán Buí (Yellow/Golden Round Knoll)

973 m (3,192 ft).

 

7. Cnoc an Chuillinn (Hill of the Steep Slope)

958 m (3,143 ft).

 

8. The Bones – Na Cnámha (The Bones)

956.5 m (3,138 ft).

 

9. The Big Gun – An Gunna Mór (The Big Gun)

939 m (3,080 ft).

 

10. Cruach Mhór (Big Stack)

932 m (3,057 ft).

 

 

 

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