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Lackagh Mountain Hill Binn Scardáin A name in Irish
also Ben Scardaun an extra name in English
(prob. Ir. Binn Scardáin [PDT], 'peak of the spout') Leitrim County, in Carn List, Cyclothemic sandstone, siltstone, coal Bedrock

Height: 449m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 26 Grid Reference: G93100 32100
Place visited by 23 members. Recently by: TommyV, TommyMc, FrankMc1964, eamonoc, Ulsterpooka, dr_banuska, Hilldweller, Wilderness, frankmc04, MichaelE, jimbloomer, Garmin, chalky, Fergalh, turfymccloud
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Longitude: -8.106594, Latitude: 54.237753 , Easting: 193100, Northing: 332100 Prominence: 344m,  Isolation: 3.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 593051 832104,   GPS IDs, 6 char: LckgMn, 10 char: LckghMntn
Bedrock type: Cyclothemic sandstone, siltstone, coal, (Lackagh Sandstone Formation)

Also called Ben Scardaun. See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 182-83) for details of the festive assembly on the mountain. The name Boleybrack marked south of the summit belongs to a townland.   Lackagh Mountain is the 734th highest place in Ireland. Lackagh Mountain is the most southerly summit in the Dartry Mountains area.

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Splendid Isolation .. by gerrym   (Show all for Lackagh Mountain)
 
Viewed from Ballaghabehy, Lackagh's long squat pr .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Lackagh Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lackagh Mountain in area Dartry Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Lough Strand behind the trig
 
Lackagh or Boleybrack?
by TommyV  20 Mar 2019
My approach to Lackagh mountain also known as Boleybrack was from the West side of the mountain. There is a road leading to G90078 31002 D where there is a road leading into a forest with unauthorized access signs, a windfarm also with unauthorized access signs but a third is a farm track with no signs. This track zig zags between the windfarm and forest for about two kilometers before it forks, the path to the right will provide a more direct approach to the summit. The obvious track ends about 500 meters later and from here there is no option but to bog slog West for about two kilometres to the trig. Lackagh Lough will break up the monotony on the way and on the way back the views over to the rest of the Dartry mountains will help. Meaves cairn atop Knocknarea can be clearly seen. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/625/comment/20463/
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