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Monabrack Mountain Móin Bhreac A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Móin Bhreac [PDT], 'speckled moor') Limerick County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Thick-bedded pale-red sandstone Bedrock

Height: 630.1m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R85974 21886 This summit has been logged as climbed by 146 members. Recently by: Kiwitrekker, mountainmike, Wellshaman, Martinpeak, Jamessheerin, Krumel, vivisectus, strangeweaver, robertodon, tommccarthy, bjgie, eoghancarton, PeakPaul, Wildrover, wicklore
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Longitude: -8.206557, Latitude: 52.348852 , Easting: 185974, Northing: 121887 Prominence: 94m,   Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 585927 621937,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mnbrck, 10 char: Monabrack
Bedrock type: Thick-bedded pale-red sandstone, (Galtymore Formation)

On the Discovery map the name Monabrack does not appear. The name Carrigeen Mountain is in roughly the same position but this is a townland name (i.e. the mountain pasture belonging to Carrigeen townland). Previously Lyracappul SE Top in MV.   Monabrack is the 236th highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/231/
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Turf ridges and tough times .. by group   (Show all for Monabrack)
 
While the cairn is modest, the view of most of th .. by simon3   (Show all for Monabrack)
 
Going up the col towards Carrignabinnia looking b .. by jackill   (Show all for Monabrack)
 
Paddy Dillon gives another name for this mountain .. by simon3   (Show all for Monabrack)
 
Shown as an unnamed 629 mtr peak on the OS74 map. .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Monabrack)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Monabrack in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Walker heading for Monabrack.
 
A real sting in the tail.
by Harry Goodman  22 Jul 2011
Climbed Monabrack on 10 10 10 as the fifth and final top of a circuit that also included Temple Hill, Knockaterrif Beg, Lyracappul and Carrignabinnia (For previous part of the route see my comments on Carrignabinnia). On leaving Carrignabinnia R8500023700 C we went SE across a broad flat moorland and crossed over a wall. As we started to descend a spur, heading for Monabrack, our direction changed to just east of south passing over a prominant litte knoll on the way down to the coll R8560022300 D. The climb up to the top of Monabrack was steep and long, made more so by a false top crossed some way from the summit area. Coming as it did for us as the last of a five top round it was the sting in the tail. From the flat summit area, marked by a small pile of stones R8597721887 E we had an excellent view of the full Galtymore ridge and back to Lyracappul. To complete our walk we continued SE down a long spur to pick up a fence and grassy track at around R8620021200 F and then down to a forest path, past an old abandoned mobile home, back to the start R8680019700 G The last part of our walk, from the top of Monabrack down to the start, could be reversed and used as an access route for this mountain. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/231/comment/6423/
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