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Laghtnafrankee Mountain Leacht na Francaí A name in Irish
(Ir. Leacht na bhFrancach [PND], 'burial monument of the Frenchmen or
of the rats')
Waterford County, in Arderin List, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 520m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S23519 18151 This place has been logged as visited by 121 members. Recently by: john_k52, ilenia, theredyin, javono, Kiwitrekker, Ulsterpooka, ckilm, tommccarthy, t.jay, bbarry2015, bryanjbarry, eoghancarton, PeakPaul, walker26, hivisibility
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Longitude: -7.655845, Latitude: 52.314988 , Easting: 223519, Northing: 118151 Prominence: 126m,  Isolation: 1.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 623465 618205,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Lghtnf, 10 char: Lghtnfrnk
Bedrock type: Medium grained pink-purple sandstone, (Knockmealdown Sandstone Formation)

Canon Power gave the two alternative translations, so he was clearly unaware of any story which would resolve the mystery. There is a small cairn at the summit, which could be the remains of the monument in question.   Laghtnafrankee is the 474th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Laghtnafrankee in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Slievenamon from the summit of Lachtnafrankee
 
jackill on Laghtnafrankee, 2005
by jackill  26 Sep 2005
I set out for the Comeraghs yesterday with the intention of starting my walk at the Gap carpark outside Bally macarbry. Unfortunately for the first time ever I encountered an access problem.
At Hanoras cottage the road was blocked by cars that had been abandoned in the mad rush not to miss Mass. I didn't think the priest would announce from the alter "would the owner of car....." so i decided to take a short detour and climb (or walk across the bog really) Lachtnafrankee as the only time I had been there before I couldn't see 10 feet in front of me. I parked the car on the roadside at S251 187 and crossed the tarred road and followed the track on the map to its end.From there its an easy walk across the bog to the summit. What Lachtnafrankee lacks in stature it makes up for in views.The Knockanaffrin Ridge , the Comeragh Plateau, the Knockmealdowns , The Galtys ,The Ballyhouras , Slievenamon and ,away in the distance, the Blackstairs are all visible from its summit. 50 mins and 3.5 kms Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/411/comment/1689/
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A Comeragh Overview .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Laghtnafrankee)
 
This view from the summit looking SE shows from t .. by simon3   (Show all for Laghtnafrankee)
 
I parked close by the spot suggested by jackill a .. by csd   (Show all for Laghtnafrankee)
 
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