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Dublin Area   S: Kippure & Kilbride Subarea
Place count in area: 18, OSI/LPS Maps: 43, 50, 56, AWW, EW-DM, EW-WE, EW-WW 
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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, also Seechon, also Suidhe Mhic na Baintrighe an extra EastWest 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 607 members. Recently by: Hjonna, ccartwright, farmerjoe1, marymac, TommyMc, emermcloughlin, Padraigin, rhw, Courin, KateLeckie, taramatthews, davidrenshaw, Prem, Carolineswalsh, Tommer504
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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 206th highest in Ireland. Seahan is the third highest point in county Dublin.

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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))
 
Best views in DUBLIN....??? .. by markod   (Show all for Seahan (Suíochán))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Seahan (<i>Suíochán</i>) in area Dublin, Ireland
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: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/200/comment/18512/
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