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Blackstairs Mountains Area   N: Blackstairs North Subarea
Place count in area: 13, OSI/LPS Maps: 68, EW-B, EW-B 
Highest place:
Mount Leinster, 794.4m
Maximum height for area: 794.4 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 706.4 metres,

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Mount Leinster Mountain Stua Laighean A name in Irish, also Suidhe Laighean an extra EastWest name in Irish (Ir. Stua Laighean [OSI], 'prince or warrior of Leinster') County Highpoint of Carlow & Wexford and in Carlow/ Wexford Counties in Leinster Province, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale, fine to coarse-grained granite Bedrock

Height: 794.4m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 68 Grid Reference: S82656 52533
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Longitude: -6.780362, Latitude: 52.618157 , Easting: 282656, Northing: 152534 Prominence: 706.42m,  Isolation: 1.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 682587 652578,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MntLns, 10 char: MntLnstr
Bedrock type: Pale, fine to coarse-grained granite, (Blackstones Type 2 Equigranular Granite)

Mount Leinster is not the highest peak in the province of Leinster. That distinction belongs to Lugnaquillia, but Mount Leinster is the highest outside Wicklow. Due to the transmitter mast, there is a road to the top. There is also a substantial cairn on summit. On the saddle connecting to Slievebawn is a stone alignment called the Nine Stones (though there are actually ten). The Irish name Stua Laighean reflects the imagined personification of this noble peak as a prince or warrior standing in protection over the inhabitants of the plains below.   Mount Leinster is the highest mountain in the Blackstairs Mountains area and the 47th highest in Ireland. Mount Leinster is the highest point in county Carlow and also the highest in Wexford.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mount Leinster (<i>Stua Laighean</i>) in area Blackstairs Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Mount leinster from Shannon's lane
 
Hard slog
by Kennyj  11 Apr 2015
Took the long way to the summit today,parking at Sculloge Gap and heading up Shannon's lane as for the route up Knockroe.Headed for spot height 594 marked Stoolyen on the East West map.Its easy enough to miss the narrow track to this lower summit that's marked by a small cairn but it starts around S282500 starD 151200 starE and from here there's a narrow path that meanders all the way to the mast at Mount Leinsters summit.Freezing at the top this morning with ice falling from the mast but super views all round.Time taken 2 hours 45 minutes round trip, elevation gain of 703 m to summit height of 793m Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/44/comment/17922/
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