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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 59 members. Recently by: GoldCircle, BarnaneGoat, tomodub, omurchu, hendycoco, MichaelE, jimbloomer, sandman, mountainmike, jlk, delboyir, chalky, betaburns, Fergalh, jasonmc
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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 620th highest summit in Ireland.

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This summit completely exceeded my expectations. .. by ahendroff   (Show all for Devilsbit Mountain)
 
_eamon_ on Devilsbit Mountain, 2008
by _eamon_  29 Aug 2008
A lovely shortish walk with great views at the top. We strayed to the right of the path though and ended up in a large field with beware of the bull sign. No sign of the bull. I think I scared him off.
It was not too easy to find the carpark. Its not as well signed as you might think but the drive around the Tipperary countryside is great anyway if you get lost :) Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/513/comment/3274/
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