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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Wicklow Mountains Subarea
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,   Summits in area: 128,   Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 49, 50, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW For all tops   Highest summit: Lugnaquilla, 925m

Summits 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 555mPrince 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 561mCullentragh 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
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Djouce Mountain Dioghais A name in Irish
also Dowse an extra name in English
(Ir. Dioghais [GE], 'fortified height') Wicklow County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist Bedrock

Height: 725m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O17858 10360 This summit has been logged as climbed by 1076 members. Recently by: childminder05, Garmin, bobbar, Murray-Tucker, KevinRoche, breathp, 21yearsgone, brendanjrehill, Damien25, lw24, Mushhaze, trekker, tommyclarke, carofurey, sograinne
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Longitude: -6.239959, Latitude: 53.130851 , Easting: 317858, Northing: 210360 Prominence: 200m,   Isolation: 1.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 717780 710371,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Djouce, 10 char: Djouce
Bedrock type: Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist, (Maulin Formation)

Djouce dominates the views of the Wicklow Mountains from Roundwood and Newtown Mountkennedy. The Old Irish word dígas is defined by the Dictionary of the Irish Language as 'high, lofty; a height'. There is a Sliab Digsa mentioned in the Metrical Dindshenchas, where the second element is interpreted as a woman's name. This shows that the meaning of dígas was already obscure by the time of the Metrical Dindshenchas (12th century) and a story was probably invented to account for the name.   Djouce is the 93rd highest summit in Ireland.

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Tired of the usual ways up Djouce? Hordes of peo .. by simon3   (Show all for Djouce)
 
Parked in Ballinatoe Woods car park on the R759. .. by jdempsey   (Show all for Djouce)
 
Broken Spectre - Djouce 22nd Dec 2002 .. by GWPR   (Show all for Djouce)
 
Lovely track being spoilt .. by march-fixer   (Show all for Djouce)
 
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A great way to introduce your family to hill walking
by DavidjWalsh  16 Feb 2016
Djouce Mountain offers a great way to introduce your family to hill walking. There are two car park areas on the R759 to set off from. For families with really young kids even a short 10 minute walk up to the JB Malone memorial (Large boulder rock) offers beautiful views of Lough Tay and the surrounding areas.
After the memorial the walk continues on railway sleepers and does not gain or lose major height until you get to a forested area with a wooden step over. This is a perfect spot to stop for a picnic. Kids as young as 3 have comfortably made it to this point and had enough in the tank for the return journey.
At this point you are ¼ way to the summit, for families with older kids you can continue on the Wicklow way until you get to a point where the path splits right (east) and the summit is straight on. While this is a comfortable introductory hike with clear paths the weather can still turn very quickly with heavy mist making visibility and navigation difficult, please make sure you have and can use a compass and OS map no 56. Enjoy a wonderful hike.

The photo is taken from the JB Malone memorial view point with Lough Tay in the background. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/91/comment/18436/
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Back on the hills again after a severely long bre .. by evelyn   (Show all for Djouce)
 
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