Guide to Ireland's hills & mountains

Blackstairs Mountain

Blackstairs Mountain - Carlow/Wexford

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Blackstairs Mountain is the 1992nd highest peak in the British Isles and the 85th tallest in Ireland

Also known as

Na Staighri Dubha


735.0 m (2411 ft)


540.0 m (1771 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


Peat hag


Hill / mountain range

Blackstairs Mountains

Nearest town

Notes & comments

Most southerly of 3 summit candidates; cairn is not the summit