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Wicklow Area   NE: Vartry Subarea
Place count in area: 116, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 924.7m
Maximum height for area: 924.7 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Wicklow:
Cen: Glendalough North:   Brockagh Mountain 556.9mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 549.5mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 471.7mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mConavalla 734mTomaneena 682.4m
Cen: Glendalough South:   Carriglineen Mountain 455mCullentragh Mountain 510mDerrybawn Mountain 474mKirikee Mountain 474mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mMullacor 660.7mTrooperstown Hill 430m
N Cen: Tonelagee:   Carrignagunneen 561mFair Mountain 571.2mStoney Top 713.7mTonelagee 815.8mTonelagee E Top 668mTonelagee South-East Top 545.8m
NE: Bray & Kilmacanogue:   Bray Head Hill 240mCarrigoona Commons East 242mDowns Hill 372mGreat Sugar Loaf 501.2mLittle Sugar Loaf 342.4m
NE: Djouce:   Djouce 725.5mKnockree 342mMaulin 570mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy:   Ballinafunshoge 480mKanturk 523mKnocknacloghoge 534mLuggala 595mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 640mScarr North-West Top 561mSleamaine 430m
NE: Vartry:   Ballinacorbeg 336mBallycurry 301mDunranhill 342mMount Kennedy 365.9m
NW: Blessington:   Carrigleitrim 408mLugnagun 446.2mSlieveroe 332mSorrel Hill 599.5m
NW: Mullaghcleevaun:   Black Hill 602.2mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mDuff Hill 720mGravale 718mMoanbane 703mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 795mSilsean 698m
S: Aughrim Hills:   Cushbawn 400mKilleagh 249mMoneyteige North 427mPreban Hill 389m
S: Croaghanmoira:   Ballinacor Mountain 531mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mFananierin 426mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1m
S: Croghan Kinsella:   Annagh Hill 454mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mKilmichael Hill 267mSlievefoore 414m
S: Shillelagh Hills:   Lakeen 357mMonaughrim 206mSeskin 344mStookeen 420m
S: Tinahely Hills:   Ballycumber Hill 431mEagle Hill 296mMuskeagh Hill 397m
SE: Wicklow South East:   Ballinastraw 284mBallyguile Hill 188mBarranisky 280mCarrick Mountain 381mCollon Hill 238mKilnamanagh Hill 217mWestaston Hill 270m
W: Baltinglass:   Ballyhook Hill 288mBaltinglass Hill 382mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigeen Hill 298mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mKeadeen Mountain 653mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mTinoran Hill 312m
W: Cen Lugnaquilla:   Ballineddan Mountain 652mBenleagh 689mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCloghernagh 800mCorrigasleggaun 794mLugnaquilla 924.7mSlievemaan 759m
W: Donard:   Brewel Hill 222mChurch Mountain 544mCorriebracks 531mLobawn 636mSlievecorragh 418mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563m

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Mount Kennedy Hill Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Binnion List, Greywacke & quartzite Bedrock

Height: 365.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O24244 04658
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Longitude: -6.146773, Latitude: 53.078382 , Easting: 324245, Northing: 204659 Prominence: 138m,  Isolation: 3.1km
ITM: 724166 704691,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MntKnd, 10 char: MntKndy
Bedrock type: Greywacke & quartzite, (Bray Head Formation)

Mount Kennedy is the 1025th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mount Kennedy  in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: The summit area.
 
Rarely frequented, undistinguished forested summit
Short Summary created by simon3, mcrtchly  18 May 2014
One way of reaching the top uses forest tracks from the west, starting at O2276 0476 A. Follow the tracks broadly easterly until you reach O2402 0478 B where you will be on track at the side of the forest heading gradually upwards. Ignoring turnings on the left the track narrows to a path after about 1km. When you come to a fork in the path turn left and the path curves northwards and then eastwards again to meet a wall at the edge of the forest. Turn right here and follow the forest boundary to the summit. The later part of this follows a ride between two forest blocks but beware of barb wire on the ground.

An alternative access is from the north starting at O2385 0578 C at a gate and follow the track which passes though part of a golf course. This meets the same forest road from the west after 600m. Turn left here and follow the route as above.

The summit is probably the high point of a clearing near and east of the wall.

This mountain is little used though there were signs of occasional use by horses, runners and mountain bikers. The trees obscure much of the view at the top. Time to reach the summit and return is about 1h20 from the east and 1hr from the west. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1085/comment/15329/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mount Kennedy  in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: View north east from area north of the summit
Find the wall going north to south (or vice versa) over the summit
by Bunsen7  11 Feb 2018
I had to laugh when I looked at the tracks on the site and compared it to my own from O2276 0476 A. If I were to upload it there would be three tracks all of which reached the summit but took an unnecessary detour to the west. I wasn't laughing while I was there admittedly, but don't look back in anger, they seem to say.

I think the reason for this detour is the track marked on the east-west map, which most observers will expect to provide some route towards the summit, but which does not. It is more like an overgrown forest ride with thick gorse, and leads you onto the west side of the forestry from which any access route back towards the summit is heavily overgrown or completely blocked (by said forestry).

The key to accessing the summit is the wall which is only very faintly shown on the East-West Mapping Wicklow Mountains East map. You'll need your spectacles to spot it. It travels roughly from north to south, dissecting the summit, with thick forestry on both sides of it, preventing access from the east or west. The wall obviously pre-dated the plantation. The 2-3 metres either side of the wall are as good a track as you'll find to this summit.

The views east and north from the area to the north of the summit which is devoid of forestry are good. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1085/comment/19854/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mount Kennedy  in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Camp fire remains at summit.
 
Must be an easier way.
by paddyhillsbagger  6 Aug 2015
Climbed this top in Aug 15 from point O2385 0578 C and followed route in Short Summary. The going was very overgrown in places and a bit of a bash to get to the top. There must be an easier route however - judging from the fire and booze remains at the summit. I don't think drunk teenagers do forest bashing! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1085/comment/18231/
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