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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 505th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Laghtnafrankee in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The view SE from the summit, towards Knockanaffrin
 
csd on Laghtnafrankee, 2008
by csd  22 Jun 2008
I parked close by the spot suggested by jackill and marched up to the summit. The views are as excellent as promised, as evidenced by my picure showing the view over to the Knocksheegowna - Knockanaffrin ridge. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/411/comment/3187/
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