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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
Place 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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I set out for the Comeraghs yesterday with the in .. by jackill   (Show all for Laghtnafrankee)
 
A Comeragh Overview .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Laghtnafrankee)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Laghtnafrankee in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
 
simon3 on Laghtnafrankee, 2004
by simon3  3 May 2004
This view from the summit looking SE shows from the left and on the skyline, the Knockanaffrin ridge, in front of the bulk of the Comeragh plateau, which continues on the skyline to the right.

Much of the surface of the mountain was (as of 2004) covered in fairly low heather. The summit is easily reached from the East and probably many other directions. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/411/comment/953/
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I parked close by the spot suggested by jackill a .. by csd   (Show all for Laghtnafrankee)
 
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