Benglenisky 516m mountain, Twelve Bens Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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BengleniskyMountainBinn Ghleann Uisce A name in Irish (Ir. Binn Ghleann Uisce [OSI], 'peak of the glen of water')GalwayCounty, in Arderin List, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock
Height:516mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L76616 50065 Place visited by 170 members. Recently by: John.geary, abcd, Aciddrinker, gernee, Grumbler, simon3, fieldoptic, OisinD, David-Guenot, paulbrown, Jimmy600leavey, fingalscave, arderincorbett, rollingwave, padstowe I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Gleann Uisce, 'the glen of water', is on the SE side of this peak. On the NW side, in the townland of Barr na nÓrán, this hill is known as Binn Dubh or Cnoc Dubh. The distinctive green Connemara marble is worked in a quarry in Barr na nÓrán. The quarry was started by Thomas Martin in the 1820s [TR]. Walks: for a route to the summit, see Paddy Dillon, Connemara, 146-50.
Benglenisky is the 515th highest place in Ireland. Benglenisky is the second most southerly summit in the Twelve Bens area. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/420/