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Blackstairs Mountains Area
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 68 
Highest place:
Mount Leinster, 794.4m
Maximum height for area: 794.4 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 706.4 metres,
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Mount Leinster Mountain Stua Laighean A name in Irish
(Ir. Stua Laighean [OSI], 'prince or warrior of Leinster') County Highpoint of Carlow & Wexford, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale, fine to coarse-grained granite Bedrock

Height: 794.4m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 68 Grid Reference: S82656 52533
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Longitude: -6.780362, Latitude: 52.618157 , Easting: 282656, Northing: 152534 Prominence: 706.42m,  Isolation: 1.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 682587 652578,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MntLns, 10 char: MntLnstr
Bedrock type: Pale, fine to coarse-grained granite, (Blackstones Type 2 Equigranular Granite)

Mount Leinster is not the highest peak in the province of Leinster. That distinction belongs to Lugnaquillia, but Mount Leinster is the highest outside Wicklow. Due to the transmitter mast, there is a road to the top. There is also a substantial cairn on summit. On the saddle connecting to Slievebawn is a stone alignment called the Nine Stones (though there are actually ten).   Mount Leinster is the highest mountain in the Blackstairs Mountains area and the 45th highest in Ireland. Mount Leinster is the highest point in county Carlow and also the highest in Wexford.

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mneary34 on Mount Leinster, 2004
by mneary34  29 Nov 2004
A view of Mount Leinster from Blackstairs Mountain with Knockroe in the shade in the foreground. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/44/comment/1346/
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