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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Dublin 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 661mMullaghcleevaun 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

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Kippure Mountain Cipiúr A name in Irish
(Ir. Cipiúr [OSI], origin obscure) County Highpoint of Dublin, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale grey fine to coarse-grained granite Bedrock

Height: 757m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O11582 15455
Place visited by 788 members. Recently by: mickdylan, grahambartlett, mlmoroneybb, davidod, pinchy, Cmore_2, dmurnane, Hill-Billy1602, flynnke, conorjob, PaulNolan, maryt, Kiwitrekker, LucyPye, Liamob
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Longitude: -6.331884, Latitude: 53.178139 , Easting: 311582, Northing: 215455 Prominence: 262m,  Isolation: 3.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 711506 715485,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kipure, 10 char: Kippure
Bedrock type: Pale grey fine to coarse-grained granite, (Type 2e equigranular)

The River Liffey rises high on the slopes of Kippure. The name as shown on Discovery map is simply a transliteration of a pronunciation collected locally, but without any clear meaning. It resembles ciop, 'stump' and iúr, 'yew', but 'stump of yew' would be Ciop Iúir. Yew is unlikely to have ever grown near such a high exposed summit, but the name also refers to a townland which descends to the valley, so a connection with yew is not impossible.   Kippure is the 72nd highest place in Ireland. Kippure is the highest point in county Dublin.

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Picture: One of the two small lakes
 
pazapas on Kippure, 2005
by pazapas  2 Jun 2005
When I saw the ugly antenna, I decided not to go to Kippure mount. I stopped my rented car in a little quarry on the left of the road from Glencree to Sally Gap. Less than 300m further, a path starts of the right-hand side of the road and intersects a stream. The way is easy to follow and it takes you along in a walk around two lakes. Most of the walk is near the ridges. If you are lucky, you can see some roe deers.
More photographs at http://emeraldisland.free.fr (written in french for the moment) Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/73/comment/1723/
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quarryman on Kippure, 2008
by quarryman  24 Oct 2008
Walked up from the brays on a gloomy day with low cloud.The weather disguised the ugliness; the mast appearing and disappearing and at times only the top of the mast could be seen. Not a thing of beauty - a peak-bagging exercise. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/73/comment/3401/
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paulocon on Kippure, 2009
by paulocon  31 Jul 2009
Took the meandering access road up Kippure with my 2 daughters and my niece. The summit was covered in clouds for the duration of our ascent and the cover only thickened when we reached the top. The cover was that thick that we couldn't see the mast until we were literally standing underneath it - something very disconcerting about being able to hear the thing but not knowing where it is!

A handy walk and an easy way to gain such height as well as a county-top - will make a return visit with the gang on a day when the weather might afford us views from the summit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/73/comment/3985/
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