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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 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 340 members. Recently by: conorjob, learykid, glencree, abcd, Grumbler, DNicholson, Liamob, John.geary, briankelly, Deise-Man, Roswayman, MountainHunter, High-King, GerSomers, denisdeasy
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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  20 Mar 2011
Follow Jackills directions and you can park in peace. I climbed Monabrack first, via the mobile home, then along the shoulder to Carrignabinnia before heading uphill to Lyracappul. Blessed with a dry but hazy day I took shelter from the cold mountain breeze at the Cairn.
The climb is well worth the hardship, wide views - panoramic descibes it best. I could hear tractors at work in the quarry below and could see a farmer speading slurry about 2,000ft below. Luckily the smell didn't travel as well as the sound!
Way in the distance Woodcock Hill which overlooks Limerick City.
A grey sliver I took to be Lough Derg while way to the south and west the High Peaks of Kerry. Eastern Munster was plain to be seen. Knockmealdowns, Comeraghs and the Blackwater valley. I longed to step on towards Temple Hill but time was against me....perhaps a return visit will capture the two of them! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/29/comment/6281/
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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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