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Hungry Hill Mountain Cnoc Daod A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Daod [OSI] or Daod [T6000], 'hill of the tooth/set of
teeth'))
Cork County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 685m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84 Grid Reference: V76088 49726 This summit has been logged as climbed by 274 members. Recently by: msammon, Juanita, odonovansf, johncromie, timmyc, Stephenjryan, davsheen, oldpragmatist, Dee68, Eirepur, IainT, Lauranna, Microdisney, hawkeye.john62, Aidy
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Longitude: -9.792489, Latitude: 51.686853 , Easting: 76088, Northing: 49726 Prominence: 400m,   Isolation: 1.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 476065 549793,   GPS IDs, 6 char: HngrHl, 10 char: Hungry Hil
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Hungry Hill is the title of a novel by Daphne du Maurier based on the story of the family of her friend, Christopher Puxley, whose family acquired Dunboy Castle and its lands after the defeat of Donal Cam O'Sullivan Beare. The copper mines located on the hill in the novel are in reality further west near Allihies. The second element of the Irish name, Cnoc Daod, has long been regarded as obscure, but it is probably simply a dialectal variant of déad meaning ‘tooth’, ‘jaw’ or ‘set of teeth’. A family living at the foot of the hill are known locally as the Bun Daods.   Hungry Hill is the highest mountain in the Caha Mountains area and the 135th highest in Ireland. Hungry Hill is the second most southerly summit in the Caha Mountains area. Hungry Hill is the third highest point in county Cork.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Hungry Hill in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Bere Island, Bantry Bay and the Sheeps Head
 
Summers Day in the Cahas!
by davsheen  30 Dec 2016
View from the approach to Hungry Hill of Bantry Bay, Bere Island and the Sheeps Head in the background. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/130/comment/18751/
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Just climbed Hungry Hill this weekend. As a group .. by sfelle   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
Few signs of week-end traffic .. by jlk   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
Thirsty Work .. by omurchu   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
I climbed Hungry Hill yesterday with the Kenmare .. by carotobin   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
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