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East Coast Area
Place count in area: 6, OSI/LPS Maps: 35, 36, 42, 43, 50 
Highest place:
Mount Oriel, 251m
Maximum height for area: 251 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 176 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 Étar') Dublin County, in Binnion List, Polymict melange Bedrock

Height: 171m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 50 Grid Reference: O28548 37620
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Longitude: -6.069328, Latitude: 53.373358 , Easting: 328548, Northing: 237620 Prominence: 167m,  Isolation: 12.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 728468 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. 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 third highest hill in the East Coast area and the 1438th highest in Ireland. Ben of Howth is the most southerly summit and also the second most easterly in the East Coast area.

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Loop walk starting from Howth Harbour .. by Joshua3   (Show all for Ben of Howth)
 
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A walk with a sot of golf.
by TommyV  30 Oct 2018
This is a walk with a nice bit of variety. Walking through the village of Howth continue West until you reach the cliff path at O29822 39005 A. Follow the path South over to the Old Bailey lighthouse. From here the cliffs drop down to the sea before turning inland to climb uphill at O27393 37313 B to Ben of Howth. You will even pass through a golf course on this walk before descending through some woodland and back to the village of Howth for some well earned refreshments. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1046/comment/20112/
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