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LetterettrinHillLeitir Eitreann A name in Irish also Binn Mhór an extra name in Irish (Ir. Binn Mhór [TR], 'big peak')GalwayCounty, in Binnion List, Greywacke sandstone, siltstone, mudstone Bedrock
Height:333mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L79563 62022This place has been logged as visited by 23 members. Recently by: juliewoods, sandman, IainT, frankmc04, conormcbandon, Oileanach, geohappy, simoburn, Bagger_Plz, chalky, markwallace, nioclas, taobear, sgahan, muschi I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
This hill is in the townland of Letterettrin / Leitir Eitreann, 'hillside of furrows' [TR], a name which is topographical in origin and may indeed be an alternative name for the same hill. Walks: for a route along the S shore of Killary Harbour, see Kevin Corcoran, West of Ireland Walks, 102-10. See Paddy Dillon, Connemara, for a similar walk (62-68) and also for a routes to the summit of Binn Mhór (57-61) and across Salrock Pass (69-73).
Leitir Eitreann is the 984th highest summit in Ireland. Leitir Eitreann is the most northerly summit in the Twelve Bens area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/920/