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Breifne Area   Cuilcagh 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,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Benbeg Mountain Binn Bheag A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Binn Bheag [PDT], 'little peak') Cavan County, in Arderin List, Fine-grained sandstone, minor shale Bedrock

Height: 539m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 26&27A Grid Reference: H12087 25426
Place visited by 108 members. Recently by: Gus, annieipa, Reeks2011, IndyMan, simon3, osullivanm, feargalf, GoldCircle, supersullivan, Sweeney, PeakPaul, Lauranna, peter1, lw24, aidand
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Longitude: -7.815669, Latitude: 54.177702 , Easting: 212087, Northing: 325426 Prominence: 34m,  Isolation: 2.1km
ITM: 612033 825431,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Benbeg, 10 char: Benbeg
Bedrock type: Fine-grained sandstone, minor shale, (Briscloonagh Sandstone Formation)

See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (p. 175) for details of the festive assembly held on Donagh Sunday, the last Sunday in July, at the Black Rocks near Bellavally Gap.   Benbeg is the 448th highest place in Ireland. Benbeg is the second highest point in county Cavan.

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Is it worth the risk? .. by glenlecky   (Show all for Benbeg)
 
Approach for the start of this one is through the .. by gerrym   (Show all for Benbeg)
 
(Climbed March 28th) Started walk from Altachulli .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Benbeg)
 
Benbeg was our starting point for Cuilcagh and re .. by mcna   (Show all for Benbeg)
 
Avoid The Peat Hag Hell .. by Aidy   (Show all for Benbeg)
 
Absalon on Benbeg, 2002
by Absalon  22 Oct 2002
Fine views of west Cavan highlands and Cavan lakes to the east but Benbeg is mainly a stop on the way to or from Cuilcagh. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/378/comment/173/
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