Guide to Ireland's hills & mountains

The Big Gun

The Big Gun - Kerry

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The Big Gun is the 520th highest peak in the British Isles and the 10th tallest in Ireland

Also known as

An Gunna Mor


939.0 m (3081 ft)


70.0 m (230 ft)


  • Furth
  • Simm
  • Hewitt
  • Dillon
  • Arderin
  • Vandeleur-Lynam

Hill / mountain range

MacGillycuddy's Reeks

Nearest town

Notes & comments

Height/Drop/Col position from Harvey Map