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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
Place visited by 63 members. Recently by: melohara, markmjcampion, mbourke, Jamessheerin, GoldCircle, BarnaneGoat, tomodub, omurchu, hendycoco, MichaelE, jimbloomer, sandman, mountainmike, jlk, delboyir
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Longitude: -7.914641, Latitude: 52.821385 , Easting: 205806, Northing: 174455 Prominence: 344m,  Isolation: 1.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 605753 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 624th highest place in Ireland.

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A bit of the Devil .. by group   (Show all for Devilsbit Mountain)
 
I approached Devilsbit from the west, parking at .. by csd   (Show all for Devilsbit Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Devilsbit Mountain in area Shannon, Ireland
Picture: South west from the Bit
 
YoungJohn on Devilsbit Mountain, 2010
by YoungJohn  21 Feb 2010
The Bit can be under rated. There are truly fine views of the midlands - The Blooms, Keeper, The Aughty's, the Shannon and Loughderg, Knockanora and the Silvermines. To the east of a fine day the Wicklow Mountains and further south The Galtee's, Comeraghs, Knockmealdowns and Slievenamon. The huge expanse of countryside visible makes this old mountain worth a visit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/513/comment/4415/
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This is a panorama of Devilsbit mountain plateau .. by simon3   (Show all for Devilsbit Mountain)
 
There are several starting points for the climb. .. by aidand   (Show all for Devilsbit Mountain)
 
The Devils Loop. .. by sandman   (Show all for Devilsbit Mountain)
 
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