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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Dublin Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 130, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 49, 50, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 925m
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Dublin/Wicklow:
Ballinacorbeg 336mBallinastraw 284mBallycurry 301mBallyguile Hill 188mBallyhook Hill 288mBray Head Hill 240mCarrickgollogan 276mCarrigeen Hill 298mCarrigoona Commons East 242mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mCupidstown Hill 378.6mDowns Hill 372mDunranhill 342mEagle Hill 296mKilleagh 249mKilliney Hill 153.5mKilmichael Hill 267mKilnamanagh Hill 217mKnockannavea 400.8mKnockree 342mMount Kennedy 365.9mSlieveroe 332mWestaston Hill 270m
Dublin Mountains:   Corrig Mountain 617.1mGlendoo Mountain 586mKippure 757mKnocknagun 555mMountpelier Hill 383mPrince William's Seat 555mSaggart Hill 396.9mSeahan 647.3mSeefin 620.6mSeefingan 722.9mTibradden Mountain 467mTwo Rock Mountain 536m
Wicklow Mountains:   Annagh Hill 454mBallinacor Mountain 531mBallinafunshoge 480mBallineddan Mountain 652mBallycumber Hill 431mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mBaltinglass Hill 382mBarranisky 280mBenleagh 689mBlack Hill 602.2mBrockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 548mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCarrick Mountain 381mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigleitrim 408mCarriglineen Mountain 455mCarrignagunneen 561mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mChurch Mountain 544mCloghernagh 800mCollon Hill 238mConavalla 734mCorriebracks 531mCorrigasleggaun 794mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mCullentragh Mountain 510mCushbawn 400mDerrybawn Mountain 474mDjouce 725.5mDuff Hill 720mFair Mountain 571.2mFananierin 426mGravale 718mGreat Sugar Loaf 501mKanturk 523mKeadeen Mountain 653mKirikee Mountain 474mKnocknacloghoge 534mLakeen 357mLittle Sugar Loaf 342mLobawn 636mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mLuggala 595mLugnagun 446.2mLugnaquilla 925mMaulin 570mMoanbane 703mMoneyteige North 427mMullacor 657mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 795mMuskeagh Hill 397mPreban Hill 389mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 641mScarr North-West Top 561mSeskin 344mSilsean 698mSleamaine 430mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1mSlievecorragh 418mSlievefoore 414mSlievemaan 759mSorrel Hill 599.5mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mStoney Top 714mStookeen 420mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563mTinoran Hill 312mTomaneena 682.4mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTonlagee South-East Top 546mTrooperstown Hill 430mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Seahan Mountain Suíochán A name in Irish
(Ir. Suíochán [PWJ*], 'seat' ) Dublin County in Leinster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Dark slate-schist, quartzite & coticule Bedrock

Height: 647.3m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O08119 19696
Place visited by 490 members. Recently by: gaoithe, justynagru, LauraG, nevgeoran, Fenton, Roswayman, Gergrylls, abcd, Grumbler, Prendo, conormcbandon, JohnA, leonardt, briankelly, KowaiBaz
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Longitude: -6.382208, Latitude: 53.216951 , Easting: 308120, Northing: 219697 Prominence: 93.8m,  Isolation: 1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 708045 719726,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Seahan, 10 char: Seahan
Bedrock type: Dark slate-schist, quartzite & coticule, (Butter Mountain Formation)

Seahan has two megalithic cairns on its summit. Liam Price noted that Seahan appears on the Down Survey maps as Seavick na bantree and rightly interpreted this as Ir. Suidhe Mhic na Baintrighe, 'seat of the widow's son'. However, he believed that the story behind the name would never be understood: This curious name must have some reference to old traditions about the ancient burial cairns which crown the top of this mountain. All such traditions about this place have long ago disappeared (The Antiquities and Place Names of South County Dublin, Dublin Historical Record, vol. ii, no. 4, 121-33). While the precise story may never be recovered, it should be noted that Mac na Baintrí, the widow's son, is a common figure in Irish folktales whose characteristics are eternal persistence and ingenuity in the face of adversity.   Seahan is the 204th highest place in Ireland. Seahan is the third highest point in county Dublin.

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Picture: Seahan's rocky summit
murphysw on Seahan, 2008
by murphysw  17 Feb 2008
Its a quick hop over to Seahan from Corrig, and the views over to Blessington are excellent. I had noticed driving by earlier and a new fence along the roadway had to potential to block off our return should we continue to skirt the army range, so we cut through the infant forest, bringing us back to the road a bit to the north at about O071195 A. There was an upturned burnt out Vectra to greet us at the end of the forestry road, then a pleasant stroll back to our, unburnt, car! Linkback:
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Picture: View over Dublin from 648mts
Best views in DUBLIN....???
by markod  30 Dec 2014
Views that'd be difficult to beat. This was the last top on the Kilbride range walk & the views were 360°. To the north there were views of Dublin, Dublin bay and all the way to the Mourne mountains, to the east there were views over the Wicklow mountains to the Sugar loaf and south to Kippure and beyond. To the west and south west were views over Kildare and Laois to the Slieve Bloom mountains and even as far south as the Galtees. The walk down was on an obvious enough pats south south west for a short distance before turning at the corner and following the forest fence & range boundry. There are some gullies along the course of the river that flows the same direction and caution must be exercised. This hill seems to be frequented by off road bikes as one was heard earlier and wheel ruts were abound...! Linkback:
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Picture: Dog Summit
Sat morning stroll, 2016.
by wild_brian  30 Apr 2016
followed directions by RokerRoar above. excellent directions and spot on. enjoyed the walk. not too challanging even for a total novice like myself. beautiful views across dublin bay and into the wicklow mountains on the opposite side. 2 hours total walking including searching for the illusive capstone in padodes review(thats a great picture)!! cold and fairly windy on the top as is to be expected. flutters of snow werent to be expected considering we are 2 days away from summer but such is ireland.

enjoyable sat morning stroll with the dog. id recommend it to beginners for sure. Linkback:
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Picture: View of Dublin from Seahan
Wet underfoot
by Bunsen7  10 Nov 2016
Undertook the Seefingan/Kilbride Circuit taking in Seahan, Corrig, Seefingan and Seefin on Sat 15 Oct 2016. I had surmised that these must be the higher summits I can see clearly beyond Saggart Hill when looking south east from Celbridge in Kildare.

A description of this circuit is set out in Helen Fairborne's book published by Collins Press.

The "paths" from the west-side road up to Seahan and also up to Seefin were less paths on this morning and more streams. I started to undertake the circuit clockwise but found the initial stretch of the Seahan path impassably waterlogged. Thinking that it might be better to descend that way after a few more hours of drainage I resolved to undertake the circuit anticlockwise and walked back down the road towards Seefin .However, I arrived at the path up Seefin (along the forest at the southern end of the boundary of the firing range) to find it similarly resembled a strong flowing stream. Concluding that I just had to get my feet wet to get anywhere I went onwards and upwards.

Wet conditions underfoot continued between Seefin and Seefingan and on ward to Corrig, and around to Seahan. Somebody has thankfully dropped a plank over part of the bog between Corrig and Seahan. Back down from Seahan to the road was waterlogged towards the end but I was well accustomed to spongey wet feet at that point.

Others have described the highlights of this circuit better than I could. To retiterate the point made by others, doing this after a spell of consistently dry weather might make the trek that bit more enjoyable. Linkback:
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Windy day!
by RokerRoar  26 Nov 2013
I picked up the R114 and then took the hidden road the L7462. Drove along this for around 1.5miles while road climbed slowly. There is a on the left a place to park around 3 cars in front of a Coillte Forest entrance. Walked along that patch for about 400m. Then turned right for about 200m and then as road turned back on itself I took a very steep well worn path thru a forested section until it reached a gravel path. Took a right turn and walked around 100m to find a clearing on the mountain where trees had been felled. Walked up thru this boggy terrain to a wired fence which was easily got over and then marched to the top. The trig pillar was clearly visible and it was crazy windy that day. Fantastic views. DUBLIN's highest mountain [that is completely inside the county as Kippure really is in Wicklow. HEIGHT is 2,122 feet] Linkback:
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csd on Seahan, 2003
by csd  12 Oct 2003
The trig pillar at the summit of Seahan. We were able to access the summit via the edge of the forest off the road that goes by Kilbride rifle range. Unfortunately motorbike scramblers have been active in the vicinity of the summit. Linkback:
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