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Lavagh MoreMountainAn Leamhach Mhór A name in Irish (Ir. An Leamhach Mhór [GE], poss. 'the big place of elms/mallows')DonegalCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Feldspathic psammite; quartzite, marble Bedrock
Height:671mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 11Grid Reference: G93531 91010This summit has been logged as climbed by 106 members. Recently by: simoburn, Aidy, chalky, douginireland, Rob_Lee, mark-rdc, Benedicte, dodser, Onzy, MichaelO, markmjcampion, dreilly, Colin Murphy, turfymccloud, Wilderness I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Locally known as An Leamhaigh Mhór. Given the ruggedness of the terrain and height of the mountain, a connection with (marsh-)mallows seems unlikely, and with elms even more so. The name is therefore somewhat puzzling.
Lavagh More is the second highest mountain in the Bluestack Mountains area and the 153rd highest in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/154/