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Breifne Area   Iron Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 26, 27, 27A 
Highest place:
Cuilcagh, 665m
Maximum height for area: 665 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 570 metres,

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The Playbank Mountain Sliabh na Cille A name in Irish
also Slievenakilla an extra name in English
Leitrim County, in Arderin List, Cyclothemic sandstone, siltstone, coal Bedrock

Height: 542m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 26 Grid Reference: H03328 25835
Place visited by 62 members. Recently by: ilenia, IndyMan, Peter Walker, arderincorbett, heavyfoot, osullivanm, simon3, FrankMc1964, mountainmike, annieipa, TommyMc, NualaMc, supersullivan, Iamcan, melohara
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Longitude: -7.949801, Latitude: 54.181507 , Easting: 203328, Northing: 325835 Prominence: 187m,  Isolation: 5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 603276 825840,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ThPlyb, 10 char: ThPlybnk
Bedrock type: Cyclothemic sandstone, siltstone, coal, (Lackagh Sandstone Formation)

Also known as The Playground [OS ½] or Slievenakilla. The name The Playbank relates to the festive assembly held on the mountain on the last Sunday of July, at which sports and dancing took place (Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 181-82). Also called Carrignahasta.   The Playbank is the 438th highest place in Ireland.

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csd on The Playbank, 2006
by csd  18 Dec 2006
Similarly to gerrym, I approached from the rough track to the south of Slievenakilla, but I headed directly north across the fields towards the summit. There are quite a few fences to cross (last one at H02906 24550 A) so this was a bit tedious at times. Arrived to the west of the low cliffs, where there is easy access up to the summit/ridge area at H02990 24957 B). There are two "summits" marked: an OS trig pillar and a cairn of small rocks. MV has the latter co-ordinates as the summit, but by my GPS the OS trig pillar is a metre or two higher (GR H03260 25677 C at 543m), so perhaps this should be recorded as the true summit? No pics: very poor light lower down and mist at the summit. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/370/comment/2575/
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kevin dockery on The Playbank, 2008
by kevin dockery  28 Sep 2008
On 6/9/08 Climbed slievenakilla on the first stage of the 18mile long Caslin Way which entails a full circuit of the mountains surrounding glangevlin valley.5 walkers out of 15 starters completed the walk.It was a beautiful autumn day with excellent views throughout the day. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/370/comment/3291/
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