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Galty Mountains Area   W: West Galtys Subarea
Place count in area: 24, OSI/LPS Maps: 66, 74, EW-G 
Highest place:
Galtymore, 917.9m
Maximum height for area: 917.9 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 897.9 metres,

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Lyracappul Mountain Ladhar an Chapaill A name in Irish (Ir. Ladhar an Chapaill [OSI], 'fork/confluence of the horse') Limerick County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Thick-bedded pale-red sandstone Bedrock

Height: 824.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R84561 23177
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Longitude: -8.227349, Latitude: 52.360412 , Easting: 184562, Northing: 123177 Prominence: 100.16m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 584514 623228,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Lyrcpl, 10 char: Lyracappul
Bedrock type: Thick-bedded pale-red sandstone, (Galtymore Formation)

This peak may be named after the channels on its north-western slopes. The glen here is named Lyraveg Glen.   Lyracappul is the second highest mountain in the Galty Mountains area and the 30th highest in Ireland. Lyracappul is the second highest point in county Limerick.

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Scenic lofty peak at western end of Galtee range .. by group   (Show all for Lyracappul (Ladhar an Chapaill))
 
This photo taken on 23/10/04 from Temple Hill whe .. by mneary34   (Show all for Lyracappul (Ladhar an Chapaill))
 
Lyracappul from the south .. by Declan Foley   (Show all for Lyracappul (Ladhar an Chapaill))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lyracappul (<i>Ladhar an Chapaill</i>) in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
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by jackill  6 Dec 2022
Pat crossing a snow drift on the top of Lyracappul in March 2004- started at woods carpark R819 185 starF on to Temple Hill (where we met the Bishopstown Hillwalking Club- hello to all) then Lyracappul (note wall to left of photo which appears on the map but is nearly obscured by placenames - you can follow it all the way to the County boundry wall R85431 23607 starG) Carraignabinnia, Slievecushnabinnia,then bearing 20 degrees to R868 258 starH, bearing 90 degrees across stile to Lough Curra signpost to finish at Clydagh carpark. 15 km - 5.25 hours Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/29/comment/1068/
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I was looking through some photos from last year .. by jackill   (Show all for Lyracappul (Ladhar an Chapaill))
 
A simply splendid mountain top. .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Lyracappul (Ladhar an Chapaill))
 
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