Caher Mountain

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Caher Mountain
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Very rough hillside and bog running up to the summit of Caher Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 338 m (1,109 ft) [1]
Prominence 143 m (469 ft) [1]
Coordinates 51°34′56″N 9°44′32″W / 51.5822°N 9.7421°W / 51.5822; -9.7421Coordinates: 51°34′56″N 9°44′32″W / 51.5822°N 9.7421°W / 51.5822; -9.7421
Caher Mountain is located in island of Ireland
Caher Mountain
Caher Mountain
Location in Ireland
Location County Kerry, Ireland
Parent range Sheep's Head peninsula

Caher Mountain (Irish: Cathair = "stone ring-fort") is a hill, 338 metres high, with views of the Sheep's Head peninsula, roughly west of and above the village of Kilcrohane in County Cork, Ireland.[1]


Caher Mountain is located approximately 15 km from the end of the Sheep's Head peninsula and around 4 km west of Kilcrohane. Its neighbouring summit is Seefin (345 m), some 5 km to the northeast. It is at grid reference V793380 and can be reached on an easy walk from a lay-by about 1.5 km above the village.[1]


In clear weather there are views as far as Dursey Island and the Iveragh Peninsula from Caher Mountain.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e Caher Mountain at Accessed on 3 Feb 2013.