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Stunning photo on Kerry mountaintop goes viral on Facebook

The cross is on top of Mount Brandon.

A PHOTO TAKEN atop Mount Brandon on the Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry has gone viral five years after it was taken.

The image, taken during the freezing weather of winter 2010 was shot by local woman Máire Criomhthain.

The image was posted on Facebook by the ‘Kerry Airport Should Be Renamed Tom Crean Airport’ page, after being spotted in another online article on the Irish Central site reports Tralee Today.

A stunning photo , which we have named The ... Source: Kerry Airport Should Be Renamed Tom Crean's Airport via Máire Criomhthain

The image has been shared 3,300 times on Facebook and viewed more than 200,000 times.

Here’s the view from the summit of Mount Brandon:

Source: Pádraig Ó Dubhaigh/YouTube via @GillianWharton

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