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Blackstairs Mountains Area
Maximum height for area: 794.4 metres,   Summits in area: 14,   Maximum prominence for area: 706.4 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 68 For all tops   Highest summit: Mount Leinster, 794.4m
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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 This summit has been logged as climbed by 501 members. Recently by: HeartTrek, 21yearsgone, kitchen, johncromie, declanohagan, Jerpoint23, glencree, johnballinger, dillonkdy, paddyobpc, HikerGer, EefaBee, fitzsimj, soceir, MichaelG55
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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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After an early start which saw me 'summit' Cupids .. by paulocon   (Show all for Mount Leinster)
 
New highest point for us! .. by tmsr   (Show all for Mount Leinster)
 
Agree 100% with milo, the views on a fine day are .. by csd   (Show all for Mount Leinster)
 
annettekavanagh on Mount Leinster, 2010
by annettekavanagh  17 Mar 2010
used paraic's route (from rathanna) but found the climb along the quite onorous as no path, climb from the source of the river to the top was tough but enjoyable as the fog lifted. unfortunately fog closed in again at the top so couldn't continue on to knockroe. instead had to walk down the road and then skirt around the mountain back to rathanna bridge Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/44/comment/4513/
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A view of Mount Leinster from Blackstairs Mountai .. by mneary34   (Show all for Mount Leinster)
 
I had plans for climbing Mt. Leinster from Bunclo .. by johnsoc4   (Show all for Mount Leinster)
 
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