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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
Place visited by 285 members. Recently by: Eastwestcork, reespdr, jasonmc, Daingean, Deise-Man, PaulNolan, Westcountrygirl, ilenia, marymac, Martinpeak, Krumel, tsheehy, msammon, Juanita, odonovansf
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Longitude: -9.792407, Latitude: 51.68698 , Easting: 76088, Northing: 49726 Prominence: 400m,  Isolation: 1.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 476071 549807,   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 130th 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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Climbed Hungry Hill in mid-April on a 'changeable .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
Summers Day in the Cahas! .. by davsheen   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
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)
 
carotobin on Hungry Hill, 2006
by carotobin  24 Jul 2006
I climbed Hungry Hill yesterday with the Kenmare Walking Group. We had great weather for it but the views front the summit weren't great due to the mist. Very enjoyable though, wonderful experience. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/130/comment/2441/
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