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Dublin Area   N: Howth Subarea
Place count in area: 18, OSI/LPS Maps: 43, 50, 56, AWW, EW-DM, EW-WE, EW-WW 
Highest place:
Kippure, 757m
Maximum height for area: 757 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 262 metres,

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Ben of Howth Hill Binn Éadair A name in Irish, also Hill of Howth an extra name in English (Ir. Binn Éadair [GE], 'peak of Éadar') Dublin County in Leinster Province, in Binnion List, Polymict melange Bedrock

Height: 171m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 50 Grid Reference: O28548 37620
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Longitude: -6.069313, Latitude: 53.373358 , Easting: 328548, Northing: 237620 Prominence: 167m,  Isolation: 12.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 728469 737645,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BnofHw, 10 char: BnofHwth
Bedrock type: Polymict melange, (Elsinore Formation)

Binn Éadair (The Ben/Hill of Howth) is one of the most frequently cited hills in Irish literature. The Old Irish form of the name is Benn/Bend Étair. It is the subject of two poems in the Metrical Dindshenchas and in Acallam na Senórach it is the scene of a great hunt, during which Artúir (a character based on King Arthur) makes off to Britain with Fionn Mac Cumhail's three best hunting dogs. The Fianna pursue Artúir, kill all his men and bring him back captive to the Hill of Howth. According to legend, Binn Éadair is also the burial site of Oscar. The hill is also the scene of several romantic reminiscences in Joyce's Ulysees.   Ben of Howth is the 1446th highest place in Ireland. Ben of Howth is the most easterly summit and also the second most northerly in the Dublin area.

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Loop walk starting from Howth Harbour
by Joshua3  26 Nov 2016
There is a nice loop walking signposted from Howth Harbour taking in the cliff path, summit and going close to the top of the Ben. The Black Linn walk is about 8 km and comfortably completed in under 2 hours. It is best to start with the cliff walk, as it offers the best views, and the red arrows seem to assume the walk will be done in this direction !
The second half is on sometimes muddy tracks and avoids the busy roads. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1046/comment/18717/
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