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Wicklow Area   W: Baltinglass Subarea
Place count in area: 115, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW, EW-DM, EW-LG, EW-WE, EW-WS 
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 456.6mCullentragh Mountain 510mDerrybawn Mountain 476.1mKirikee Mountain 474.5mLugduff 653.2mLugduff SE Top 638mMullacor 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 238.9mCarrigoona Commons East 242mDowns Hill 372.9mGreat Sugar Loaf 501.2mLittle Sugar Loaf 342.4m
NE: Djouce:   Djouce 725.5mKnockree 342.1mMaulin 570mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy:   Ballinafunshoge 480mKanturk 527.4mKnocknacloghoge 532.4mLuggala 593.3mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 640mScarr North-West Top 559.8mSleamaine 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 682.4mDuff Hill 720.8mGravale 719mMoanbane 703mMullaghcleevaun 846.7mMullaghcleevaun East Top 796mSilsean 698m
S: Aughrim Hills:   Cushbawn 400mKilleagh 249mMoneyteige North 427mPreban Hill 389m
S: Croaghanmoira:   Ballinacor Mountain 529.3mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCroaghanmoira 662.3mCroaghanmoira North Top 579.5mFananierin 426mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1m
S: Croghan Kinsella:   Annagh Hill 454mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mSlievefoore 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 794.6mLugnaquilla 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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Keadeen Mountain Mountain Céidín A name in Irish (Ir. Céidín [OSI], 'flat-topped hill') Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Dark slate-schist, quartzite & coticule Bedrock

Height: 653m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 62 Grid Reference: S95394 89764
Place visited by 401 members. Recently by: johncusack, Daingean, Juanita, CaminoPat, Leona-S, marymac, michaelseaver, eflanaga, Beti13, Aneta.jablonska, tryfan, pcoleman, SenanFoley, JoHeaney, mdehantschutter
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Longitude: -6.581498, Latitude: 52.950512 , Easting: 295394, Northing: 189764 Prominence: 334m,  Isolation: 1.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 695323 689800,   GPS IDs, 6 char: KdnMnt, 10 char: KdnMntn
Bedrock type: Dark slate-schist, quartzite & coticule, (Butter Mountain Formation)

Keadeen Mountain is not obviously flat-topped either when seen from the N (Church Mtn) or from the contours on the map. Céide can also mean a path, way or a place of assembly, fair site, etc. One of these other meanings may be relevant in this case. As it is a townland name, it may not refer to the mountain originally.   Keadeen Mountain is the 193rd highest place in Ireland.

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Don't bring your Granny up Keadeen ...
by Pepe  4 Sep 2017
... Not at the moment anyway. Why not? I’ll get to that. But first the getting up. The cluster of keep-out signs mentioned by Voodoonoel at the track entrance are off-putting, including one which declares something like ‘No Unauthorised Entry’. If you ignore the signs there is a gauntlet of three locked or tethered gates to be clambered over before the track curves into the trees.
The steep uphill path on the LHS has become narrow and overgrown. Plenty of stooping and dodging called for, not easy with wet foliage slapping into you and slippery damp underfoot conditions. A tree is down halfway up the path. It appears to be, well, reinforced a bit to make it even more of a barrier. At this stage I was thinking somebody was trying to block access. However it’s possible to skirt around this tree on the left as you ascend. The path is a severe enough climb. To cap it all, when you reach open ground up high the stile is broken but it’s easy enough to get over the barbed wire fence. If access is not an issue then whatever authority looks after this place needs to work on the path and clear the overhanging branches blocking the stile – oh and fix that stile, too.
One big surprise lies in store up top. Just before the trig and cairn area, I thought for a moment I was looking at the outline of a passage grave, maybe ten or twelve metres in length. Closer scrutiny revealed it to be, in fact, a gigantic phallic symbol. I kid you not. Whoever put it there went to the bother of removing flat stones from the cairn to create a huge cartoonish penis. I am not making this up. I considered taking a photo of it from the cairn but the elevation isn’t high enough to reveal the true nature of this crude creation. Maybe it’s an art installation – more likely it’s what kids get up to when they’re bored during the long holidays. So don’t bring your granny up Keadeen – she’ll write you out of her will. As for treating grand-auntie Sister Josephine to a mountain walk on her day out from the convent, naw, forget it, bring her somewhere else. Afternoon tea in some sedate location, perhaps. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/186/comment/19715/
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Climbed this one hot Summer day and had a snooze .. by nohoval_turrets   (Show all for Keadeen Mountain (Céidín))
 
I climbed this peak first of three on Sat 18/04/0 .. by oldsoldier   (Show all for Keadeen Mountain (Céidín))
 
Brusselstown Ring from the summit of Keadeen Moun .. by cormacg   (Show all for Keadeen Mountain (Céidín))
 
Keadeen Challenge .. by Geo   (Show all for Keadeen Mountain (Céidín))
 
Short, Steep climb .. by Val Jones   (Show all for Keadeen Mountain (Céidín))
 
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