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Breifne Area   Cuilcagh 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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Benbeg Mountain Binn Bheag A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Binn Bheag [PDT], 'little peak') Cavan County, in Arderin List, Fine-grained sandstone, minor shale Bedrock

Height: 539m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 26&27A Grid Reference: H12087 25426 This place has been logged as visited by 99 members. Recently by: Sweeney, PeakPaul, Lauranna, peter1, lw24, aidand, Cobhclimber, Teresa-ms, Wilderness, Trailtrekker, hivisibility, Ulsterpooka, Aidy, eamonoc, TommyV
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Longitude: -7.815669, Latitude: 54.177702 , Easting: 212087, Northing: 325426 Prominence: 34m,  Isolation: 2.1km
ITM: 612033 825431,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Benbeg, 10 char: Benbeg
Bedrock type: Fine-grained sandstone, minor shale, (Briscloonagh Sandstone Formation)

See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (p. 175) for details of the festive assembly held on Donagh Sunday, the last Sunday in July, at the Black Rocks near Bellavally Gap.   Benbeg is the 446th highest summit in Ireland. Benbeg is the second highest point in county Cavan.

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Picture: NW of Benbeg.
 
csd on Benbeg, 2006
by csd  22 Oct 2006
The area NW of Benbeg stretches for kilometres before a man-made track or road intrudes on the view, so I resolved to explore some of it as part of my circuit. I parked the 4x4 at H13147 25289 A (room for one off-road vehicle parked beside the Coillte gate), and after completing Benbeg and Cuilcagh rather than returning by the direct route, I headed NW from the col that marks the lowest point between Benbeg and Cuilcagh. I aimed for the northern edge of the forest that borders the river, as marked on Sheet 26. My goal was to pick up the forest track that ends at H 125 261 B, which I successfully managed. The route back to my vehicle was straightforward.
The pic shows the northern fringe of the forest, which I was aiming for. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/378/comment/2529/
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