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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 267 members. Recently by: oldpragmatist, Dee68, Eirepur, IainT, Lauranna, Microdisney, hawkeye.john62, Aidy, jcincork, lw24, scannerman, Martinpeak, guestuser, oldboots, PeakPaul
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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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Hungry Hill via Coomarkane’s East Gully .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
HUNGRY HILL - SOUTH WEST RIDGE SCRAMBLE. Grade 1. .. by lewvalton   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
There and back .. by trekker   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
Not an easy route .. by mcrtchly   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
Richard Mersey’s book “The Hills of Cork and Kerr .. by simon3   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Hungry Hill in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Hungry Hill from the SE
 
pdtempan on Hungry Hill, 2009
by pdtempan  22 Mar 2009
This photo shows the bulky profile of Hungry Hill, seen from the townland of Reen, just west of Adrigole. The swirling bands of rock which are the trademark of the Caha Mountains are very much in evidence here. Writing about the hills around Glengarriff, Kevin Corcoran gives the following explanation about the geology of the Cahas: "Looking up to the higher hills you may recognise the characteristic terraced pleats of the layers of sandstone. These clearly illustrate the warping effect that occurred as these mountains were forced upwards over 250 million years ago by the Armorican or Hercynian movements (West Cork Walks, p. 99)." Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/130/comment/3668/
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