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Blackstairs Mountains Area
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 68 
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
(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 46th highest in Ireland. Mount Leinster is the highest point in county Carlow and also the highest in Wexford.

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Private land blocks access from west .. by dmisstear   (Show all for Mount Leinster)
 
Better without its RTE fence. A great view on a f .. by milo   (Show all for Mount Leinster)
 
After an early start which saw me 'summit' Cupids .. by paulocon   (Show all for Mount Leinster)
 
New highest point for us! .. by tmsr   (Show all for Mount Leinster)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mount Leinster in area Blackstairs Mountains, Ireland
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my Climb in Wexford & Carlow 20-11-2016
by ShaunDunne  4 Jan 2017
I climbed Mount Leinster on 20-11-2016 with my Granddad
I was really excited at this was my first every hill walk in the snow.
It was very cold at the top, but we still stopped and had our lunch up there. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/44/comment/18791/
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Agree 100% with milo, the views on a fine day are .. by csd   (Show all for Mount Leinster)
 
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