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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
Place visited by 291 members. Recently by: tommyclarke, Martinpeak, TonyCollins, toblereoghan, sadhbh201, vincentez, JimMc, Eastwestcork, reespdr, jasonmc, Daingean, Deise-Man, PaulNolan, Westcountrygirl, ilenia
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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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Surrounded by walls of rock .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
This was the first time we've gone hill walking, .. by seanandbrita   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
SW ridge on a sunshiny day .. by yambox   (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
This photo shows a huge and very visible cairn at spot height 667 on the OS 1:50k map. The actual summit complete with trig pillar is on the skyline and is some 500m North across the “cushiony turf”. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/130/comment/450/
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Two special memories are : A Russian armada of so .. by milo   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
A super hill.. .. by scannerman   (Show all for Hungry Hill)
 
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