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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 place has been logged as visited by 249 members. Recently by: Paul_H, aifric_n04, PaulNolan, oakesave, DeltaP, thomas_g, strangeweaver, BathQueen, caseyc481, Dean, Lauranna, ckilm, Hadleigh, tommccarthy, cathalferris
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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 120th highest in Ireland.

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Highest of the Shannons with good views and relat .. by group   (Show all for Keeper Hill)
 
At noon on September 4th, I kissed the dog and ba .. by beckett   (Show all for Keeper Hill)
 
Finders Keepers in the Silvermines .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Keeper Hill)
 
At R781 652 D on the road from Toor to Newpo .. by beckett   (Show all for Keeper Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Keeper Hill in area Shannon, Ireland
 
deirdre.obrien on Keeper Hill, 2004
by deirdre.obrien  28 Apr 2004
We parked at the old ball alleys just outside Toor Village. We followed the Slieve Felim Way in the direction of Keeper Hill to the forest and then followed a track left up towards Keeper Hill. We followed the tracks up Keeper Hill to the summit. Lovely views from the top. The route was pretty straight forward but found the hard ground though going on the feet. A local farm dog followed us up and down. She was harmless and appeared to enjoy the company!! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/117/comment/951/
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"A nice easy enough mountain" Hah! I did the Cloh .. by bob mologna   (Show all for Keeper Hill)
 
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