Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Overview
Detail
Zoom: ??
For more map options click on any overview map area or any detail map feature.
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.
Videos

Users Online:
conrad1179
Guests online: 121
Recent Contributions

Half Galtee Crossing - Anglesborough to Cush and back

"Very like a Whale"

Barranisky: Barniskea or Barniskey

The perpetual anti

Gubacarrigan: Coastal Hill

Westaston Hill: The top?

Pic d'Anie

Wild SE Inishmore

Rosgalliv Hill: Coastal Hill

Pic et Lacs d'Ayous

Rostoohy Hill: Coastal Hill

Pic des Trois Seigneurs

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions.
General information about the site is here.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk see conditions.
Credits and list definitions are listed here Credits
Video display
Dublin/Wicklow Area   Wicklow Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 129, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 49, 50, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 925m
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Dublin/Wicklow:
Ballinacorbeg 336mBallinastraw 284mBallycurry 301mBallyguile Hill 188mBallyhook Hill 288mBray Head Hill 240mCarrickgollogan 276mCarrigeen Hill 298mCarrigoona Commons East 242mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mCupidstown Hill 378.6mDunranhill 342mEagle Hill 296mKilleagh 249mKilliney Hill 153.5mKilmichael Hill 267mKilnamanagh Hill 217mKnockannavea 400.8mKnockree 342mMount Kennedy 365.9mSlieveroe 332mWestaston Hill 270m
Dublin Mountains:   Corrig Mountain 617.1mGlendoo Mountain 586mKippure 757mKnocknagun 555mMountpelier Hill 383mPrince William's Seat 555mSaggart Hill 396.9mSeahan 647.3mSeefin 620.6mSeefingan 722.9mTibradden Mountain 467mTwo Rock Mountain 536m
Wicklow Mountains:   Annagh Hill 454mBallinacor Mountain 531mBallinafunshoge 480mBallineddan Mountain 652mBallycumber Hill 431mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mBaltinglass Hill 382mBarranisky 280mBenleagh 689mBlack Hill 602.2mBrockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain North-West Top 548mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCarrick Mountain 381mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigleitrim 408mCarriglineen Mountain 455mCarrignagunneen 561mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mChurch Mountain 544mCloghernagh 800mCollon Hill 238mConavalla 734mCorriebracks 531mCorrigasleggaun 794mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mCullentragh Mountain 510mCushbawn 400mDerrybawn Mountain 474mDjouce 725mDuff Hill 720mFair Mountain 571.2mFananierin 426mGravale 718mGreat Sugar Loaf 501mKanturk 523mKeadeen Mountain 653mKirikee Mountain 474mKnocknacloghoge 534mLakeen 357mLittle Sugar Loaf 342mLobawn 636mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mLuggala 595mLugnagun 446.2mLugnaquilla 925mMaulin 570mMoanbane 703mMoneyteige North 427mMullacor 657mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 790mMuskeagh Hill 397mPreban Hill 389mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 641mScarr North-West Top 561mSeskin 344mSilsean 698mSleamaine 430mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 550mSlievecorragh 418mSlievefoore 414mSlievemaan 759mSorrel Hill 599.5mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mStoney Top 714mStookeen 420mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563mTinoran Hill 312mTomaneena 682.4mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTonlagee South-East Top 546mTrooperstown Hill 430mWar Hill 686mWhite Hill 630.9m
Rating graphic.
Keadeen Mountain Mountain Céidín A name in Irish
(Ir. Céidín [OSI], 'flat-topped hill') Wicklow County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Dark slate-schist, quartzite & coticule Bedrock

Height: 653m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 62 Grid Reference: S95394 89764
Place visited by 301 members. Recently by: Pepe, ewen, feargalf, conorjob, PaulNolan, Liamob, Garmin, DeltaP, des carroll, Lauranna, Kiwitrekker, Bunsen7, Sherpaterbear, CaptainVertigo, muddyboots
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -6.581498, Latitude: 52.950512 , Easting: 295394, Northing: 189764 Prominence: 334m,  Isolation: 1.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 695323 689800,   GPS IDs, 6 char: KdnMnt, 10 char: KdnMntn
Bedrock type: Dark slate-schist, quartzite & coticule, (Butter Mountain Formation)

Keadeen Mountain is not obviously flat-topped either when seen from the N (Church Mtn) or from the contours on the map. Céide can also mean a path, way or a place of assembly, fair site, etc. One of these other meanings may be relevant in this case. As it is a townland name, it may not refer to the mountain originally.   Keadeen Mountain is the 191st highest place in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/186/?PHPSESSID=6itakkhb9tb48rtikvujkbvf90
COMMENTS for Keadeen Mountain 1 2 3 4 Next page >>
A worthwhile climb. .. by group   (Show all for Keadeen Mountain)
 
Don't bring your Granny up Keadeen ...
by Pepe  4 Sep 2017
... Not at the moment anyway. Why not? I’ll get to that. But first the getting up. The cluster of keep-out signs mentioned by Voodoonoel at the track entrance are off-putting, including one which declares something like ‘No Unauthorised Entry’. If you ignore the signs there is a gauntlet of three locked or tethered gates to be clambered over before the track curves into the trees.
The steep uphill path on the LHS has become narrow and overgrown. Plenty of stooping and dodging called for, not easy with wet foliage slapping into you and slippery damp underfoot conditions. A tree is down halfway up the path. It appears to be, well, reinforced a bit to make it even more of a barrier. At this stage I was thinking somebody was trying to block access. However it’s possible to skirt around this tree on the left as you ascend. The path is a severe enough climb. To cap it all, when you reach open ground up high the stile is broken but it’s easy enough to get over the barbed wire fence. If access is not an issue then whatever authority looks after this place needs to work on the path and clear the overhanging branches blocking the stile – oh and fix that stile, too.
One big surprise lies in store up top. Just before the trig and cairn area, I thought for a moment I was looking at the outline of a passage grave, maybe ten or twelve metres in length. Closer scrutiny revealed it to be, in fact, a gigantic phallic symbol. I kid you not. Whoever put it there went to the bother of removing flat stones from the cairn to create a huge cartoonish penis. I am not making this up. I considered taking a photo of it from the cairn but the elevation isn’t high enough to reveal the true nature of this crude creation. Maybe it’s an art installation – more likely it’s what kids get up to when they’re bored during the long holidays. So don’t bring your granny up Keadeen – she’ll write you out of her will. As for treating grand-auntie Sister Josephine to a mountain walk on her day out from the convent, naw, forget it, bring her somewhere else. Afternoon tea in some sedate location, perhaps. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/186/comment/19715/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
Western Views .. by csd   (Show all for Keadeen Mountain)
 
Keadeen Butterfly. .. by GWPR   (Show all for Keadeen Mountain)
 
Track entrance - No Trespassing .. by Voodoonoel   (Show all for Keadeen Mountain)
 
The view west from the cairn at the summit. Part .. by csd   (Show all for Keadeen Mountain)
 
COMMENTS for Keadeen Mountain 1 2 3 4 Next page >>
(End of comment section for Keadeen Mountain.)

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence)
"ASTER+": Hillshade and Contours
Courtesy of Tiles GIScience Research Group @ Heidelberg University More detail here
MountainViews.ie Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 11 Million Visitors Per Year. 1200 Contributors.