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Suggested Walks Starting on the detail map above. Hopefully useful.
Important Note: Walks presented here are members shared tracks shown in the hope that they may be useful to you but with no guarantee. You need to determine whether any given track is appropriate for you and your party as per these conditions.
Place count in area: 53, OSI/LPS Maps: 52, 53, 54, 58, 59, 60, 65, 66
Highest place: Keeper Hill, 694m Maximum height for area: 694 metres, Maximum prominence for area: 627 metres,
Devilsbit MountainHillBearnán Éile A name in Irish also Sliabh Aildiúin an extra name in Irish (Ir. Bearnán Éile [OSI], 'little gap(-ped hill) of Éile'')TipperaryCounty, in Carn List, Polymict conglomerate & sandstone Bedrock
Height:480mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 59Grid Reference: S05806 74455This place has been logged as visited by 61 members. Recently by: mbourke, Jamessheerin, GoldCircle, BarnaneGoat, tomodub, omurchu, hendycoco, MichaelE, jimbloomer, sandman, mountainmike, jlk, delboyir, chalky, betaburns I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
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 place in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/513/?PHPSESSID=nv0cn9ml2aghd7vjjctll7mof7