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Galty Mountains Area   West Galtys Subarea
Place count in area: 24, OSI/LPS Maps: 66, 74 
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: 825.3m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R84561 23177
Place visited by 357 members. Recently by: dregish, Carolyn105, deirdrec, breathp, Djouce, Jay9, declantb, Maire-Ni, conormcg, eeimly, nevgeoran, Hjonna, chairmanmiah, the-wren, mwalimu2
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Longitude: -8.227349, Latitude: 52.360412 , Easting: 184562, Northing: 123177 Prominence: 100m,  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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A tough climb! I climbed this hill as part in the .. by sinbadw   (Show all for Lyracappul)
 
What a beautiful mountain. started on the Anglesb .. by willfogarty   (Show all for Lyracappul)
 
truly a challenge worth taking .. by YoungJohn   (Show all for Lyracappul)
 
Circuit via Monabrack (and Bull Hill (route 4373)
by Djouce  23 Aug 2020
Followed route 4373. Steep climb up edge of forestry and onto open mountain to summit of Monabrack (aka Cruckrin on EW Maps). Dip before joining Lyrcacappul summit ridge and folllow the wall up to the top of Lyracappul. We were told by a local farmer that this wall separates private land on NE slopes from commonage on the SW slopes. We were using East West Mapping which uses different names for several peaks from OSI & MV (while appreciating their local research and desire for accuracy this can be confusing. Lyracappul becomes Cornabinnia). We dropped down to Little Bull and Bull Hill where we descended very steeply over rough ground to a bridge and followed tracks by river (nice for a dip on a hot day) through trees to start Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/29/comment/20866/
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Walked it in heavy mist on Sun 29-3-09. Snow stil .. by incawest   (Show all for Lyracappul)
 
Note for Simon3, sorry simon but that is a photo .. by oldsoldier   (Show all for Lyracappul)
 
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