Mount Leinster 794.4m mountain, Blackstairs Mountains Carlow & Wexford Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Mount LeinsterMountainStua Laighean A name in Irish (Ir. Stua Laighean [OSI], 'prince or warrior of Leinster')County Highpoint of Carlow & Wexford and in Carlow/ WexfordCounties in Leinster Province, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale, fine to coarse-grained granite Bedrock
Height:794.4mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 68Grid Reference: S82656 52533 Place visited by 640 members. Recently by: loftyobrien, Maire-Ni, conormcg, learykid, eeimly, Helenha, karoloconnor, LauraG, nevgeoran, Hjonna, chairmanmiah, the-wren, deggy66, doogleman, cactustravelfan I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
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 46th highest in Ireland. Mount Leinster is the highest point in county Carlow and also the highest in Wexford. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/44/