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Glenbeigh Horseshoe Area
Place count in area: 20, OSI/LPS Maps: 70, 78, 83 
Highest place:
Coomacarrea, 772m
Maximum height for area: 772 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 457 metres,

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Macklaun Mountain Mothallán A name in Irish
Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Purple mudstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 607m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78/83 Grid Reference: V66000 83683
Place visited by 75 members. Recently by: JimMc, ilenia, Ulsterpooka, owen, three5four0, Wilderness, IainT, eryri, hivisibility, peter1, t.jay, tommccarthy, PeakPaul, melohara, jimgraham
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Longitude: -9.951419, Latitude: 51.989541 , Easting: 66000, Northing: 83683 Prominence: 52m,  Isolation: 1.7km
ITM: 465979 583742,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mckln, 10 char: Macklaun
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone & siltstone, (Valentia Slate Formation)

The summit of Macklaun is rather flat, but it offers good views of the peaks on the Glenbeigh Horseshoe as well Seefin, Caragh Lake and the western Reeks.   Macklaun is the 271st highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Macklaun in area Glenbeigh Horseshoe, Ireland
Picture: Lough Cooomnagrossaun from just north of Macklaun.
 
simon3 on Macklaun, 2005
by simon3  5 Aug 2005
It is possible to park around V 636 851 A. This is one place that you can park if you are intending to do the entire Glenbeigh Horseshoe, going right around to the north western edge at Drung Hill. From there you can walk back on roads and tracks to the parking place. If you had two cars or had other intentions, then there would obviously be other options such as starting from Creeveen (V670 849 B - but I haven't actually tried this)

According to Seán Ó Súillebháin [Walk Guide: Southwest of Ireland] it is possible to walk directly up Knocknaman, the spur behind Lake Coomnagrossaun in the picture. However for getting up Macklawn I would recommend heading for the col north of Macklawn, towards Beenreagh. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/259/comment/1858/
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The summit of Macklawn (Macklaun on the OS Map) i .. by simon3   (Show all for Macklaun)
 
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