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BencollaghduffMountainBinn Dubh A name in Irish (Ir. Binn Dubh [TR], 'black peak')GalwayCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock
Height:696mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L79782 52992 Place visited by 284 members. Recently by: rollingwave, pgrondier, Fergalh, ilenia, Jimmy600leavey, Golly, breathp, bobbar, FrankMc1964, msammon, padstowe, JimMc, PaulNolan, Owenloughrey, paulbrown I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Bencollaghduff means ‘peak of the black hags’. The black hags in question are cormorants [TR]. The OSI form Binn Dhubh represents a prescribed standard modern Irish form. Tim Robinson's Binn Dubh represents the local dialect, which omits lenition of d and t when the previous word ends in a dental consonant.
Binn Dubh is the third highest mountain in the Twelve Bens area and the 119th highest in Ireland. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/115/?PHPSESSID=vr7uskc14c0fv2dffibk0i7qg6