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Hungry Hill Mountain Cnoc Daod A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Daod [OSI] or Daod [T6000], 'hill of the tooth/set of
teeth'))
Cork County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 685m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84 Grid Reference: V76088 49726
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Longitude: -9.792407, Latitude: 51.68698 , Easting: 76088, Northing: 49726 Prominence: 400m,  Isolation: 1.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 476071 549807,   GPS IDs, 6 char: HngrHl, 10 char: Hungry Hil
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Hungry Hill is the title of a novel by Daphne du Maurier based on the story of the family of her friend, Christopher Puxley, whose family acquired Dunboy Castle and its lands after the defeat of Donal Cam O'Sullivan Beare. The copper mines located on the hill in the novel are in reality further west near Allihies. The second element of the Irish name, Cnoc Daod, has long been regarded as obscure, but it is probably simply a dialectal variant of déad meaning ‘tooth’, ‘jaw’ or ‘set of teeth’. A family living at the foot of the hill are known locally as the Bun Daods.   Hungry Hill is the highest mountain in the Caha Mountains area and the 135th highest in Ireland. Hungry Hill is the second most southerly summit in the Caha Mountains area. Hungry Hill is the third highest point in county Cork.

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There and back .. by trekker   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
Hungry Hill via Coomarkane’s East Gully .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
HUNGRY HILL - SOUTH WEST RIDGE SCRAMBLE. Grade 1. .. by lewvalton   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
Not an easy route .. by mcrtchly   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Hungry Hill in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
 
simon3 on Hungry Hill, 2003
by simon3  27 Apr 2003
Richard Mersey’s book “The Hills of Cork and Kerry” has this apt description which I couldn’t hope to improve on: “This mountain is also called Cnoc Daod, and, by those to its south, Angry Hill. It is 2,251 feet high and is the crown of the Cahas both in altitude and in shape. Just as a crown has hard vertical sides and a soft flat top, so does this hill. Every approach to Hungry Hill is up steep rock until you reach the 2,000 (610m) contour. There you gain, as it were, the velvet of the crown – one square mile of cushiony turf.”

Note: at 685m it is not as high as either Ahinkeen 692m or Knockboy 706m which today, at least, are included in the Cahas.

The photo shows the pull up the North East side of Hungry Hill. This is the direction you would come if you were following a route from Derryclancy. It looks quite a bit more intimidating than it is. By heading to the base of the cliffs and then walking up and to the right of the picture it is possible to go along grassy slopes between the slabs. That said, it would be a good bit harder in poor visibility. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/130/comment/449/
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This photo shows the bulky profile of Hungry Hill .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
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