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Bencollaghduff Mountain Binn Dubh A name in Irish
(Ir. Binn Dubh [TR], 'black peak') Galway County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 696m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L79782 52992
Place visited by 273 members. Recently by: JimMc, PaulNolan, Owenloughrey, paulbrown, Wildrover, oakesave, dodser, jimgraham, Philhanson, Cathal-Kelly, Dean, Podgemus, markwallace, davsheen, Hadleigh
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Longitude: -9.812967, Latitude: 53.513338 , Easting: 79782, Northing: 252992 Prominence: 191m,  Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 479758 753013,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnclgh, 10 char: Bnclghdf
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

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.

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The Spirit of the Black Hags? .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Binn Dubh)
 
Bencollaghduff (Binn Dubh) seen from Benbaun, wit .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Binn Dubh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binn Dubh in area Twelve Bens, Ireland
Picture: From slopes looking back towards Benbreen N. Top
 
Spectacular stuff all round
by Colin Murphy  1 Jul 2014
Being slap bang in the middle of the Glencoaghan Horseshoe, Bencullaghduff is not short of views whichever way you look. It probably offers one of the most spectacular panoramas in the country. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/115/comment/17512/
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Nearing Half way on the legendary horseshoe .. by davsheen   (Show all for Binn Dubh)
 
This summit, marked Bencollaghduff on some maps c .. by simon3   (Show all for Binn Dubh)
 
Bencolladuff - escaping from the Glencoaghan hors .. by Val Jones   (Show all for Binn Dubh)
 
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