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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: 820 metres,

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Lyracappul Mountain Ladhar an Chapaill A name in Irish, also Gowla an extra EastWest name in English (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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Follow this place's comments Picture about mountain Lyracappul (<i>Ladhar an Chapaill</i>) in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Lyracappul from Carrignabinnia
Scenic lofty peak at western end of Galtee range
Short Summary created by markmjcampion, jackill  17 Aug 2023
Lyracappul is a grassy steep-sided mt at the W end of the well-defined Galtees’ ridge. The regular routes present no danger although it’s a steep pull-up from the W. Navigational help is provided by the substantial Galtee Wall. Extensive views from the summit incl the Knockmealdowns, Comeraghs and much of the lower plains to the N and W.

SE. Park at King’s Yard R87525 19961 starA and follow a track to the north. At R87411 21078 starB either follow the stream N to the Galtee Wall at R86399 23980 starC or head first for the summit of Galtymore before following the wall west to L.

SE. Park at R86902 19633 starD and follow the track NNW, hopping a fence after a few hundred m and following the forest boundary before heading directly for the summit of Monabrack. Next stop is Carrignabinnia before heading SW for Lyracappul. [allow 2hrs] Descend via the Knockaterriffs or backtrack to R86399 23980 starC before dropping into the S facing valley, following the stream all the way back to King’s Yard from where a series of tracks will take you back to the start point.

W. Find somewhere to park near R80498 21696 starE and follow track/3508 first to Paradise Hill and eventually out of the forest all the time following the western ridge until you veer NE for the summit of Temple Hill close to the 700m contour line. From here it’s an easy walk to K’terriff Beg and on to L. [2.5 hrs]

Notable tracks incl. track/4249, track/3651 and track/4533 Linkback:
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))
From the west .. by jackill   (Show all for Lyracappul (Ladhar an Chapaill))
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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