Mount Brandon, Dingle Peninsula. Mount Brandon or Brandon Mountain (Irish: Cnoc Bréanainn, meaning “Brendan’s hill”)[6] is a 952 m (3123 ft) mountain on the Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland. It is the highest peak of the unnamed central mountain range of the Dingle Peninsula and the ninth highest peak on the island.[1] It is also the highest Irish peak outside the Macgillycuddy’s Reeks.[1] It is classed as a Furth by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.[7] Mount Brandon is named after Saint Brendan and is the end of a Christian pilgrimage trail known as Cosán na Naomh. The small village of Brandon lies at the foot of the mountain, on the north side.

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