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Dublin Area   S: Kippure & Kilbride Subarea
Place count in area: 18, OSI/LPS Maps: 43, 50, 56, AWW 
Highest place:
Kippure, 757m
Maximum height for area: 757 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 262 metres,

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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
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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 third highest mountain in the Dublin area and the 205th highest in Ireland. Seahan is the third highest point in county Dublin.

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Seahan, viewed from the summit of Seefingan. The .. by csd   (Show all for Seahan (Suíochán))
 
In late November 2005, members of Queen's Univ. B .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Seahan (Suíochán))
 
Its a quick hop over to Seahan from Corrig, and t .. by murphysw   (Show all for Seahan (Suíochán))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Seahan (<i>Suíochán</i>) in area Dublin, Ireland
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: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/200/comment/17781/
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