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Lyracappul Mountain Ladhar an Chapaill A name in Irish
(Ir. Ladhar an Chapaill [OSI], 'fork/confluence of the horse') Limerick County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Thick-bedded pale-red sandstone Bedrock

Height: 825.3m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R84561 23177 This summit has been logged as climbed by 290 members. Recently by: Dee68, Lauranna, IainT, Kiwitrekker, 21yearsgone, Oileanach, DeirdreRafter, ericjones, lw24, Wellshaman, Martinpeak, Jamessheerin, vivisectus, robertodon, t.jay
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.227349, Latitude: 52.360412 , Easting: 184562, Northing: 123177 Prominence: 100m,   Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 584514 623228,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Lyrcpl, 10 char: Lyracappul
Bedrock type: Thick-bedded pale-red sandstone, (Galtymore Formation)

This peak may be named after the channels on its north-western slopes. The glen here is named Lyraveg Glen.   Lyracappul is the second highest mountain in the Galty Mountains area and the 30th highest in Ireland. Lyracappul is the second highest point in county Limerick.

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My favourite Galty .. by group   (Show all for Lyracappul)
This photo taken on 23/10/04 from Temple Hill whe .. by mneary34   (Show all for Lyracappul)
Lyracappul .. by Declan Foley   (Show all for Lyracappul)
A simply splendid mountain top. .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Lyracappul)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lyracappul in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Panorama from Lyracappul
jackill on Lyracappul, 2005
by jackill  27 Oct 2005
I was looking through some photos from last year (December I think) and, with the newly discovered miracle that is photoshop, managed to come up with this panorama from the summit of Lyracappul. From the left is Galtymore, Lyracappul South East top, Knockaterriff , Knockaterriff Beg, and Temple Hill on the extreme left. One of the less trodden routes you can take here involves climbing up Lyracappul South East top, over to Lyracappul and down via Knockaterriff. On this route you may seek out the "crop-circle"sheep pen on the side of Lyracappul South East top, the masterpiece of stonework that is the wall beside the track that runs along the Blackrock river, the ruined booley houses on the side of Knockaterriff and the sheer face of exposed rock in Pigeonrock Glen. Lyracappul has always given me a sense of splendid isolation when standing on top of it. Steep drops on three sides,good shelter crouching behind the county wall for the oxtail soup and the ham sandwich, with the countryside stretching out below. Paradise indeed. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/29/comment/2020/
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Pat crossing a snow drift on the top of Lyracappu .. by jackill   (Show all for Lyracappul)
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