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Breifne Area   Iron Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 26, 27, 27A 
Highest place:
Cuilcagh, 665m
Maximum height for area: 665 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 570 metres,
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The Playbank Mountain also The Playground or Slievenakilla an extra name in English
Leitrim County, in Arderin List, Cyclothemic sandstone, siltstone, coal Bedrock

Height: 542m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 26 Grid Reference: H03328 25835 This place has been logged as visited by 50 members. Recently by: supersullivan, Iamcan, melohara, eamonoc, PeakPaul, Lauranna, jlk, Cobhclimber, Wilderness, Ulsterpooka, FilHil, Garmin, ckilm, CaptainVertigo, David-Guenot
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Longitude: -7.949801, Latitude: 54.181507 , Easting: 203328, Northing: 325835 Prominence: 187m,  Isolation: 5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 603276 825840,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ThPlyb, 10 char: ThPlybnk
Bedrock type: Cyclothemic sandstone, siltstone, coal, (Lackagh Sandstone Formation)

Also known as The Playground [OS ½] or Slievenakilla. The name The Playbank relates to the festive assembly held on the mountain on the last Sunday of July, at which sports and dancing took place (Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 181-82). Also called Carrignahasta.   The Playbank is the 438th highest place in Ireland.

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Isolated Peak of Interest to Rock Climbers .. by group   (Show all for The Playbank)
 
(Climbed 15-03-06) I had a half day at my disposa .. by eflanaga   (Show all for The Playbank)
 
Tom Caslin on The Playbank, 2002
by Tom Caslin  29 Aug 2002
A pleasant ridge walk from the summit of Sliabhna Cille(Slievenakilla) to the three lakes, Altsalan, namBreac & Knockgorm and return by Altnasheen. SliabhnaCille is the correct name for the mountain. The Playbank is the slope over Ballinagleragh. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/370/comment/87/
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Climbed from the S, driving along a rough track a .. by gerrym   (Show all for The Playbank)
 
A lonely top worthy of attention. .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for The Playbank)
 
Similarly to gerrym, I approached from the rough .. by csd   (Show all for The Playbank)
 
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