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BenbrackMountainAn Bhinn Bhreac A name in Irish (Ir. An Bhinn Bhreac [logainm.ie], 'the speckled peak')CavanCounty, in Arderin List, Cyclothemic sandstone, siltstone, coal Bedrock
Height:502mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 26&27AGrid Reference: H10117 21600This summit has been logged as climbed by 46 members. Recently by: eamonoc, Peter Walker, IndyMan, ckilm, CaptainVertigo, simoburn, Garmin, chalky, turfymccloud, concorde, Geo, millsd1, PollyM, diarmuidoc, FEARGALS I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
A large group of rocks on the east side of Bellavally Gap are known as the Black Rocks or Maguire's Chair. This was the site of an assembly on 'Donagh Sunday', the last Sunday in July (MacNeill, 175-77). According to Dalton, the name has led to an erroneous belief that this was the inauguration site of the Maguires, and this is confirmed by MacNeill.
Benbrack is the 559th highest summit in Ireland. Benbrack is the third highest point in county Cavan. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/450/