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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
Place visited by 330 members. Recently by: oakesave, rogers, nupat, NualaB, McWobbley, jimhoare, Magic, Kaszmirek78, agakilbride, miriam, MariaT, FerdiaScully, maitiuocoimin, Ansarlodge, Alanjm
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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 1445th 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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by srr45  15 Dec 2022
Did it from the Dart Train Station up the main trail heading south. The views of the Cooley's and the Mournes to the north were spectacular. To the south I could see as far as Wicklow head. Great wee little summit. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1046/comment/23774/
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