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Lissoughter Hill Cnoc Lios Uachtair A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc Lios Uachtair [logainm.ie] , 'hill of the upper ring-fort') Galway County in Connacht Province, in Carn List, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 401m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 44 Grid Reference: L85968 49524
Place visited by 40 members. Recently by: mdoc1969, padstowe, Haulie, TommyV, timredfern, abcd, Aciddrinker, OisinD, MagdaK, Fergalh, Wilderness, Bernieor, madfrankie, juliewoods, trevorf
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Longitude: -9.718475, Latitude: 53.48358 , Easting: 85968, Northing: 249524 Prominence: 336m,  Isolation: 4.4km
ITM: 485945 749547,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Lsghtr, 10 char: Lisoughter
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

An isolated hill occupying the centre of the valley between Lough Inagh and Recess. The quarry on the southern slopes produces the famous Connemara green marble. Walks: for a route to the summit and to Bun na gCnoc, see Paddy Dillon, Connemara, 129-33.   Cnoc Lios Uachtair is the 943rd highest place in Ireland.

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Connemara in the round .. by fieldoptic   (Show all for Lissoughter (Cnoc Lios Uachtair))
 
Glimpse from the north. .. by simon3   (Show all for Lissoughter (Cnoc Lios Uachtair))
 
The Devil .. by simon3   (Show all for Lissoughter (Cnoc Lios Uachtair))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lissoughter (<i>Cnoc Lios Uachtair</i>) in area Maamturks, Ireland
Picture: Looking down on Lough Inagh
 
Attack of the Bees
by TommyV  3 Aug 2021
Followed jimbloomers directions which are spot on. No fence so access to the open hill is easy although strangely enough there is a fence all the way around the summit. Fantastic views of the Bens, Turks, Mwleerea, Loughs Glendollagh, Inagh and Derryclare. When I reached the summit I was set upon by a swarm of bees that were darting in around my head to warn me I had encroached on their turf. A few quick snaps and I was on my way. Maybe that's what the fence at the top is for!! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/828/comment/23222/
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Wet weather alternative? .. by jimbloomer   (Show all for Lissoughter (Cnoc Lios Uachtair))
 
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