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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 289 members. Recently by: Lauranna, IainT, Kiwitrekker, 21yearsgone, Oileanach, DeirdreRafter, ericjones, lw24, Wellshaman, Martinpeak, Jamessheerin, vivisectus, robertodon, t.jay, tommccarthy
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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)
by Declan Foley  3 May 2010
Climbed it on Saturday, May 8, 2004, a beautiful sunny day with little or no wind. Started from the end of the boreen (turn left off the main Cork - Dublin road just after Kilbeheny - look out for the Coillte sign) and took the sloping track up the left hand side of the vally, emerging on the col between Knockaterriff and Lyracappul befort turning sharpright to summit Lyracappul. Just over 2 hours from the car to the top (out of practice!). No other walkers in sight just myself and the hares for company. Descended to Bengower and back to the valley floor via the 'Zig Zag'. A lovely walk, easy access from Cork. A good walk for those of us 'mere mortals' who are emerging from the winter hibernation and need a few easy but interesting walks to get back into practice on. Anyone have any background on the history of the area, all those amazing stone walls? Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/29/comment/965/
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A simply splendid mountain top. .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Lyracappul)
I was looking through some photos from last year .. by jackill   (Show all for Lyracappul)
Pat crossing a snow drift on the top of Lyracappu .. by jackill   (Show all for Lyracappul)
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