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West Cork Mountains Area , N: Coomataggart Subarea
Feature count in area: 62, by county: Cork: 45, Kerry: 24, of which 7 are in both Cork and Kerry, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 79, 85, 86, 88, 89
Highest Place: Knockboy 704.8m

Starting Places (47) in area West Cork Mountains:
Barley Lake North, Barrboy, Caha Pass, Carranmore, Carrigacappeen, Carriganass Castle, Castle Donovan Car Park, Clearagh House, Coolkellure House, Coomhola Bridge, Corrigatirra, Cousane Gap, Cummer Lough East Road, Derreencollig Wood, Esk Boreen, Fuhiry Wood, Garinish Island Pier, Glasagarav River Bridge, Glasnacummeen Stream, Glengarriff, Glengarriff Nature Reserve CP, Gorteeniher Drimoleague Heritage Walk CP, Gortloughra River Road, Gougane Barra Oratory, Gougane Barra Park CP, Grousemount Wind Farm, Kealkill Village, Knockanuha, Knockbrack South, Lough Atooreen N, Lough Nambrackderg North, Lough Nambrackderg Wood, Lough Nambreacdearg, Mealagh Bridge, Molly Gallivan's Visitor Centre, Nowen Hill West Road, Owvane River Bridge, Pookeen North Top Road, Pooleen Wood Car Park, Priests Leap, Reenroe Bridge, River Roughty, Shandrum Concrete Silo, Sillahertane Stream, Slaheny River Horseshoe, Top of Coom, Turner's Rock Tunnel

Summits & other features in area West Cork Mountains:
Cen: Maughanaclea: Maughanaclea Hills East Top 470m, Maughanaclea Hills West Top 452m
Cen: Shehy More: Shehy More 545.6m, Shehy More SW Top 446m
E: Clearagh: Clearagh Hill 287m
E: Currane: Currane Hill 228m
N Cen: Douce: Douce Mountain 476m, Doughill Mountain 471m
N: Carran: Barnastooka 497m, Bealick 537m, Carran 604m, Carran Far NE Top 561m, Carran Far North Top 506m, Carran NE Top 555m, Carran South Top 567m, Knockantooreen 450m
N: Conigar: Conigar 566m, Conigar SW Top 566m, Foilastookeen 540m
N: Coomataggart: Carrigalougha 423m, Coomataggart 530m, Coomataggart SW Top 509m, Derrineanig 304m, Lackabaun 472m, Mweelin 487m
NE Cen: Carrigarierk: Carrigarierk 343m
NW: Barraboy: Barraboy Mountain 460m, Barraboy Mountain Far East Top 456m, Barraboy Mountain SE Top 409m, Derroograne 468m, Turners Rock 420m
NW: Knockboy: Caoinkeen 692.8m, Caoinkeen South-East Top 553.5m, Coomhola Mountain 472m, Knockboy 704.8m, Knockboy North Top 651.2m, Knockboy South Top 533.3m, The Priest's Leap 519m
NW: Knocknamanagh: Bird Hill 412m, Coomclogherane Top 449m, Gullaba Hill 603m, Knockbrack 440m, Knockbrack South Top 458m, Knocknamanagh 637m, Knocknamanagh NE Top 625m
S Cen: Dunmanway Hills: Cashloura 296.8m, Coolsnaghtig 295.8m, Inchanadreen 310m
S Cen: Nowen: Milane Hill 354.4m, Mullaghmesha 494.3m, Nowen Hill 535.2m, Nowen Hill Far West Top 405.2m, Nowen Hill SW Top 509m, Pookeen North Top 319m
S: Leap Hills: Carrigfadda 311.7m, Killeigh Hill 229m, Knockarudane Hill 169m, Knockscagh 195m
S: Skibbereen: Barryroe Hill 156m, Lick Hill 158m
W Cen: Knockbreteen: Knockbreteen 239m
W: Bantry: Knocknaveagh 282m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Lackabaun, 472m Hill An Leaca Bhán A name in Irish,
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, Kerry County in Munster province, in Carn Lists, Lackabaun is the 661st highest place in Ireland.
Grid Reference W11170 70734, OS 1:50k mapsheet 79
Place visited by: 34 members, recently by: DeirdreM, jackos, John.geary, chelman7, markmjcampion, learykid, Fergalh, Aongus, Juanita, CaminoPat, GSheehy, Wilderness, Ulsterpooka, Wildrover, Deise-Man
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
Longitude: -9.290747, Latitude: 51.882255, Easting: 111170, Northing: 70734, Prominence: 36m,  Isolation: 2km
ITM: 511139 570796
Bedrock type: Purple siltstone & fine sandstone, (Bird Hill Formation)

  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Lck472, 10 char: Lackabaun

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Summary for Lackabaun (An Leaca Bhán): Got an hour for a stroll?
Summary created by jackill 2010-08-31 17:25:23
            MountainViews.ie picture about Lackabaun (<em>An Leaca Bhán</em>)
Picture: Looking back towards Mweelin
Park at the start of the tarred road at Fuhiry (W14146 71751), room for 5-6 cars.Follow the very obvious gravel track uphill, passing through one gate to the summit trig pillar of Mweelin. Pass by the pillar and on to the track end.Go slightly uphill to find the sheepwire fence and follow this down into a small wet col then up to the summit of Lackabaun on the far side.
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Member Comments for Lackabaun (An Leaca Bhán)

            MountainViews.ie picture about Lackabaun (<em>An Leaca Bhán</em>)
Picture: The highpoint of Lackbane
Dull top with little to recommend
by Colin Murphy 26 May 2015
This is an unremarkable summit in every sense. The trudge to it along the ridge that runs from SW to NE is a tedious one, uneven bog covered in heather, although the slope is very gentle. The summit itself is a small bump of upraised bog with a bit of a boulder peeking through. Purely for the baggers. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/544/comment/18003/
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            MountainViews.ie picture about Lackabaun (<em>An Leaca Bhán</em>)
Picture: can you spot a Pap?
Sancho Panza would have his hands full
by jackill 31 May 2010
The stroll up to this little summit begins begins on the tarred road at Fuhiry (W14146 71751) where there is room to park many cars. Follow the very obvious gravel track uphill, passing Mweelin, to the track end.Go slightly uphill to find the sheepwire fence and follow this down then up to the summit of Lackabaun.
Speaking to the enthusiastic owner of the very welcoming Gougane Barra Hotel afterwards, I was informed that this track was once part of a public road/track over the mountains. In any case it makes short work of some of the journey to Lackabaun.
Now I could describe the first flash of leg by Gougane Barra that you get from here or the expansive explosion of green grass and blue sky looking over the Lee valley to the true capital, but, its the industrial majesty of the windfarm scattered over the small hills of Kerry that draws your eye. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/544/comment/4735/
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            MountainViews.ie picture about Lackabaun (<em>An Leaca Bhán</em>)
Picture: The view west from the summit
Longer walk than expected
by Fergalh 16 Oct 2020
Done like the other climbers before in combination with Mweelin, however it is quite a bit longer than you might expect with a decent pull up from the col Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/544/comment/20936/
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