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Keeper Hill Mountain Sliabh Coimeálta A name in Irish
also Slievekimalta an extra name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Coimeálta [GE], 'mountain of guarding') Tipperary County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone Bedrock

Height: 694m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 59 Grid Reference: R82397 66697 This summit has been logged as climbed by 234 members. Recently by: IainT, fmacm, IndyMan, Peter Walker, ericjones, fitzsimj, Mushhaze, alank1235, hendycoco, hillwalker, melohara, PeakPaul, markmjcampion, ciarraioch, Tadgh MacCurtain
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Longitude: -8.261434, Latitude: 52.75138 , Easting: 182397, Northing: 166697 Prominence: 627m,   Isolation: 2.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 582350 666734,   GPS IDs, 6 char: KprHl, 10 char: Keper Hil
Bedrock type: Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone, (Keeper Hill Formation)

Keeper Hill, also known as Slievekimalta, gets its name from a little-known story about Sadb, daughter of Conn Cétcathach, raising her children Eogan and Indderb on this mountain after they had been rejected by their father Ailill Ólom, king of Munster. See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 215-16) for details of the festive assembly which took place on Keeper Hill in mid-August. A stone circle in Bauraglanna townland on the NE slopes is known as Firbrega ('false men'). It consists of eleven orthostats of varying heights, with several prostrate stones around the perimeter. There is a large, flat recumbent stone in the centre [Archaeological Inventory of North Tipperary].   Keeper Hill is the highest mountain in the Shannon area and the 121st highest in Ireland.

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Hi there, I have been on this mountain this week- .. by kakamaka17   (Show all for Keeper Hill)
The main route up Keeper from the eastern (Killos .. by aidand   (Show all for Keeper Hill)
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Picture: Waterfall on Keeper
YoungJohn on Keeper Hill, 2010
by YoungJohn  21 Feb 2010
We turned off the N7 at Toomevara, headed for Dolla at the next junction. Then we went through Silvermines for Kiloscully turning left before the village for the Ballyhourigan Woods. We followed the signposts for the woods and parked in the small carpark. The day was overcast and we met two fellow hikers who told us not to expect great views due to the mist. We followed the hiking signs along the route which was forestry road til the turn off for the summit. The mountain summit was shrouded but the snow still lingered in spots which was a pleasant surprise as were the waterfalls! After two hours we reached the summit. My friend being fitter than I and wearing only runners had led the way but both of us were happy to tuck into our 'summit' sambo's! We didn't linger long as the biting wind was finding us too easily and the mist wasn't helping the mood. We stood at the trig (yet another one of them in a cairn) for the usual photo's to prove our feat. It took an hour to get back down, God bless the inventor of walking sticks though one of the sticks had its moments. The best view was from near the turn off for the summit track. I could see Knockanora and the Devil's Bit range and the valley below. This was my first big trek of 2010 and despite the mist it was enjoyable. I hope to return to Keeper later in the year on a better day weatherwise. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/117/comment/4383/
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When I got to the top of Keeper I'd wished I'd ta .. by Lynchieboy   (Show all for Keeper Hill)
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