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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 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. 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 1441th 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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Ben of Howth in area East Coast, Ireland
 
Light patterns over Dublin Bay.
by Colin Murphy  27 Oct 2020
Beside bagging the high point itself, the head offers spectacular cliff walks, the most trodden being the eastern side from near the Baily Lighthouse end north into Howth village. But the southern side of the head offers a very fine alternative. There is limited parking where Strand Road meets Shielmartin Road and a track will take you all the way to the Daily Lighthouse, where you will encounter several little hidden coves and beautiful scenery.
While at the top of Shielmartin Hill, which is a rocky outcrop on the southern side of Howth Head, breaks in the cloud seemed to frame the distant Sugar Loaf in an attractive light display.

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A walk with a sot of golf. .. by TommyV   (Show all for Ben of Howth)
 
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