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Devilsbit Mountain Hill Bearnán Éile A name in Irish
also Sliabh Aildiúin an extra name in Irish
(Ir. Bearnán Éile [OSI], 'little gap(-ped hill) of Éile'') Tipperary County, in Carn List, Polymict conglomerate & sandstone Bedrock

Height: 480m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 59 Grid Reference: S05806 74455 This summit has been logged as climbed by 57 members. Recently by: tomodub, omurchu, hendycoco, MichaelE, jimbloomer, sandman, mountainmike, jlk, delboyir, chalky, betaburns, Fergalh, jasonmc, frankmc04, curiousmelts
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Longitude: -7.914627, Latitude: 52.821385 , Easting: 205806, Northing: 174455 Prominence: 344m,   Isolation: 1.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 605754 674494,   GPS IDs, 6 char: DvlsMn, 10 char: DvlsbtMntn
Bedrock type: Polymict conglomerate & sandstone, (Devilsbit Formation)

Both the Irish and English names refer to the characteristic shape of this hill, which looks as if a chunk has been bitten out of it between the main peak and Little Rock. Éile is the Irish name for Ely O’Carroll Country. It also appears in Durlas Éile (Thurles). See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 217-20) for details of the festive assembly on the Devil's Bit which took place on 'Rock Sunday' in late July.   Devilsbit Mountain is the 619th highest summit in Ireland.

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ahendroff on Devilsbit Mountain, 2008
by ahendroff  20 May 2008
This summit completely exceeded my expectations. Views of the surrounding area is second to none. If it was a bit less misty and cloud cover, perhaps Keeper Hill would be more prominent. The route from Devil's bit to Little Rock is a bit tricky (see Simon's walk description) but do ascend Little Rock if you fancy a little afternoon scramble (nothing hard). Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/513/comment/3115/
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A lovely shortish walk with great views at the t .. by _eamon_   (Show all for Devilsbit Mountain)
 
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