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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Wicklow Mountains Subarea
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,   Summits in area: 128,   Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 49, 50, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW For all tops   Highest summit: Lugnaquilla, 925m

Summits in area Dublin/Wicklow:
Ballinacorbeg 336mBallinastraw 284mBallycurry 301mBallyguile Hill 188mBallyhook Hill 288mBray Head Hill 240mCarrickgollogan 276mCarrigeen Hill 298mCarrigoona Commons East 242mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mCupidstown Hill 378.6mDunranhill 342mEagle Hill 296mKilleagh 249mKilliney Hill 153.5mKilmichael Hill 267mKilnamanagh Hill 217mKnockannavea 400.8mKnockree 342mMount Kennedy 365.9mSlieveroe 332mWestaston Hill 270m
Dublin Mountains:   Corrig Mountain 617.1mGlendoo Mountain 586mKippure 757mKnocknagun 555mPrince William's Seat 555mSaggart Hill 396.9mSeahan 647.3mSeefin 620.6mSeefingan 722.9mTibradden Mountain 467mTwo Rock Mountain 536m
Wicklow Mountains:   Annagh Hill 454mBallinacor Mountain 531mBallinafunshoge 480mBallineddan Mountain 652mBallycumber Hill 431mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mBaltinglass Hill 382mBarranisky 280mBenleagh 689mBlack Hill 602.2mBrockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain North-West Top 548mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCarrick Mountain 381mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigleitrim 408mCarriglineen Mountain 455mCarrignagunneen 561mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mChurch Mountain 544mCloghernagh 800mCollon Hill 238mConavalla 734mCorriebracks 531mCorrigasleggaun 794mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 561mCullentragh Mountain 510mCushbawn 400mDerrybawn Mountain 474mDjouce 725mDuff Hill 720mFair Mountain 571.2mFananierin 426mGravale 718mGreat Sugar Loaf 501mKanturk 523mKeadeen Mountain 653mKirikee Mountain 474mKnocknacloghoge 534mLakeen 357mLittle Sugar Loaf 342mLobawn 636mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mLuggala 595mLugnagun 446.2mLugnaquilla 925mMaulin 570mMoanbane 703mMoneyteige North 427mMullacor 657mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 790mMuskeagh Hill 397mPreban Hill 389mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 641mScarr North-West Top 561mSeskin 344mSilsean 698mSleamaine 430mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 550mSlievecorragh 418mSlievefoore 414mSlievemaan 759mSorrel Hill 599.5mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mStoney Top 714mStookeen 420mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563mTinoran Hill 312mTomaneena 682.4mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTonlagee South-East Top 546mTrooperstown Hill 430mWar Hill 686mWhite Hill 630.9m
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Silsean Mountain Soillsean A name in Irish
(Ir. Soillsean [PNCW], 'place of lights') Wicklow County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Pale grey fine to coarse-grained granite Bedrock

Height: 698m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O02318 05649 This summit has been logged as climbed by 315 members. Recently by: hilde, bryanmccabe, bryanjbarry, IainT, Lauranna, KevinRoche, Garmin, Pepe, supersullivan, rleahy, Damien25, alleny, Krumel, Peter Walker, lw24
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Longitude: -6.47351, Latitude: 53.091921 , Easting: 302318, Northing: 205649 Prominence: 43m,   Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 702244 705681,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slsn, 10 char: Silsean
Bedrock type: Pale grey fine to coarse-grained granite, (Type 2e equigranular)

Silsean is the 117th highest summit in Ireland.

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Ochill is the name for this summit area!
by Barry  10 Aug 2016
Silsean is not the appropriate name for the SW end of Moanvayn or Moanbane hill. This name never appeared on any Ordnance Survey map till the early 1990s when OSi were seeking feedback from users of their new 1:50,000 Discovery maps. There seems to have been a knowledge that Liam Price identified this as a local name and listed it as 'Shileshawn' in his Placenames of County Wicklow (1950s), where he clearly says it applies to the NORTHERN side of the hill and the Ballynastockan Brook area in particular. I verified this with local people again in recent years who know this name for the area often called the Shiney Flags on the northern flanks of the hill. The hill as a whole is known locally as Moanvayn and the SW end is called Ochill or Oghill, said like Oakhill. However hillwalkers seem to have considered that the NE summit is Moanbane as per OS and therefore erroneously concluded that by default, that Silsean should the other more SW summit, then fed this information to OSi, who are promulgating it on their maps. I have been contacted many times by people telling me that EastWest Mapping maps are wrong, because Silsean is marked differently on OSi maps - so please take note. Silsean is not the correct local name for this top and the fact that it appears on an OSi publication does not make it gospel!! :) Please excuse my frustration as it arises often! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/113/comment/18612/
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What could be more Irish for St Patricks day than .. by darrenf   (Show all for Silsean)
 
Cairn and other repairs. .. by joemalone   (Show all for Silsean)
 
There were still patches of snow on Mullaghcleeva .. by csd   (Show all for Silsean)
 
This is the sad summit of Silsean as it is in Mar .. by simon3   (Show all for Silsean)
 
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