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LaghtnafrankeeMountainLeacht na Francaí A name in Irish (Ir. Leacht na bhFrancach [PND], 'burial monument of the Frenchmen or of the rats')WaterfordCounty, in Arderin List, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock
Height:520mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75Grid Reference: S23519 18151 Place visited by 128 members. Recently by: IainT, FrankMc1964, DNicholson, eoghanm, Barry28213, Lauranna, Chance, john_k52, ilenia, theredyin, javono, Kiwitrekker, Ulsterpooka, ckilm, tommccarthy I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Canon Power gave the two alternative translations, so he was clearly unaware of any story which would resolve the mystery. There is a small cairn at the summit, which could be the remains of the monument in question.
Laghtnafrankee is the 505th highest place in Ireland. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/411/