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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Wicklow 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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Croghan Kinsella Mountain Cruachán A name in Irish
(Ir. Cruachán [GE], 'little stack') Wexford/ Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Basalt and gabbro Bedrock

Height: 606m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 62 Grid Reference: T13096 72884
Place visited by 215 members. Recently by: odrisceoil146, scapania, eoghancarton, JoHeaney, jgfitz, abcd, Grumbler, Cormacg, Prendo, briankelly, IndyMan, Peter Walker, geohappy, arderincorbett, Wildrover
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Longitude: -6.324118, Latitude: 52.795465 , Easting: 313096, Northing: 172884 Prominence: 541m,  Isolation: 0.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 713020 672923,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrghKn, 10 char: CrghnKnsl
Bedrock type: Basalt and gabbro, (Dolerite)

The Uí Chinnsealaigh were the dominant Gaelic family in this area and the mountain gets the fuller version of its name from them. This helps to distinguish it from Croaghanmoira, which is a little further north.   Croghan Kinsella is the 272nd highest place in Ireland.

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csd on Croghan Kinsella, 2004
by csd  18 Jan 2004
Climbed Croghan Kinsella today (18.02.2004) from the north; not much to add to the other comments. Yes the views are great, and yes Sheet 62 shows the forest tracks accurately, however most of the forest cover shown on the map has been (or is in the process of being) harvested. The picture shows the somewhat unusual summit cairn (it is made up of cement and rocks rather than the usual solid cement structure more normally seen) and the view south. Linkback:
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mneary34 on Croghan Kinsella, 2004
by mneary34  10 Oct 2004
We did this early in the morning on a straight up and down basis. The entrance at Raheenleagh Wood T 152 714 A makes for an uncomplicated access and as said by other contributors the forest tracks appear to be accurate as shown on Sheet 62. At T 142 722 B we left the forest and headed for the summit from where there are excellent views in all directions especially along the coastline and out to sea. Linkback:
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tomcoleman on Croghan Kinsella, 2008
by tomcoleman  30 Aug 2008
Can be fairly readily approached from at least four directions viz Clonroe Crossroads,Toberlownagh,Monalee,and Raheenlagh WoodsT154 715. The latter is the easiest and most common approach with forest track/road all the way but locals said that parked cars could be at risk .
A fifth approach is from the N/E at T157 778 C but there are many barbed wire fences to surmount.
Great views from top in all directions. Allow 2 1/2 hrs total walking time if using the approach via Raheenlagh Woods.
Ideal for a two car point to point route. Linkback:
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superterence on Croghan Kinsella, 2009
by superterence  23 Feb 2009
Headed up Croaghan Kinsella in Feb 2009. Started at the start of its southern spur. Up through the forest on good paths. New planting has made it a little diffucult and a plunge through the forest, following a, densely gaurded at times, deer path, brought us closer to the broad ridge heading uo towards its 2nd top.Patches of snow made it more interesting. Especially for the 7 children (3-13) with us. A windy top with slidable snow slopes had us enjoying the day. The track down to the forest edge at the east of the mountain was a bit on the hard side for the feet. We cut off and up to Slivefoore just to add a little extra for the day. Nice hiking. Easy going. Good vistas. Linkback:
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oldsoldier on Croghan Kinsella, 2009
by oldsoldier  31 May 2009
Today is 31 may 2009. I climbed this hill as part of my bagging all peaks over 600 meters. I read all of the entries in previous articles. Today there is a path all the way to the top from the car park at Carraheenleagh woods so there is no need for a map or compass. The start is achieved starting in Bally fad. Across the road from the Church there is a junction leading up to the car park. After approx 3 miles on this road there is a fork to the right. A large stone to commorate the vinegar hill battle marks the car park. There is room for about six cars easily. Follow the red markers from the start to the top, this should take less than an hour. Forest road all the way except for the last ten minutes. From here there is a dry, and very obvious track to summit. Super views and a great spot for some feature recognition. Linkback:
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Picture: View in the direction of Tinahely to the East from near the summit.
etrino on Croghan Kinsella, 2010
by etrino  7 Jan 2010
I climbed this with superterence. Looking at the aerial photographs in TrailMaster would have helped us plan our route better than relying on the maps for forest and track outlines. Linkback:
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