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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 267th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croghan Kinsella in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Curious memorial just off main path Croghan, Slievefoore behind
 
Wind Turbines on the way!
by eamonoc  25 Sep 2013
July 11th 2013, Started at Raheenleagh Wood, T 152 714 A, easily followed the most obvious path uphill, where the path ended it was a pleasant stroll of about 5mins to the summit cairn. Once again fabulous views in all directions. Climbed Slievefoore on the way back down . Upon reaching the starting point I spoke to a quantity surveyor who infomed me that there are going to be several wind turbine erected in and around these two mountains. There was a planning permission notice on the gate in relation to the turbines. Just hope access is not curtailed during the construction of these. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/261/comment/15040/
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Jaak on Croghan Kinsella, 2005
by Jaak  5 Dec 2005
Route from Raheenleagh Woods ( T 152 714 A) is hardly worth getting out of the car for and convinces me that many of the 500m hills, that are now classified as Mountains, do not deserve the title.
Photo was taken from a lane further South. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/261/comment/2052/
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simon3 on Croghan Kinsella, 2003
by simon3  1 Apr 2003
Croghan Kinsella (called Croghan Mountain on the map) from the South West. Croghan is a round or piled up hill according to PW Joyce. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/261/comment/415/
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April 2014 - Start Raheenleagh Forest Car Park
by Murfireland  5 Apr 2014
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Distance 8.4km - Car Park Raheenleagh to Summit and back
Time 2 Hours - Not including summit time.
Ascent 300m - Car park 310m, Summit 606m
90% forest roads, good shelter at summit, great views, peaceful, remote.

I had a very nice walk to the summit of Croghan Kinsella of an afternoon, April 2014. Weather was cloudy with sunny breaks, 14 celsius, light wind, dry. From the village of Woodenbridge to the NE it took 5 to 10 mins of driving on narrow back roads to reach Point D, Raheenleagh Forest Car Park. I started my walk here and proceeded to Point A. Instead of going to Point B I stubbornly headed to Point C assuming I could off-trail it a bit through the forest using a fire break. It was not to be though, forest to the south-east of Point C was incredibly dense and although I was tempted to take it on I guessed i would spend more time crossing difficult ground and pushing through trees. So I decided to take my bad decision on the chin and head for Point B. From point B at 440m approx you travel a generally west and rising approach to the summit at 606m. The Summit itself is a neat little rocky outcrop with good shelter regardless of wind direction. Excellent views north to village of Aughrim firstly and then beyond to the beautiful mountainous paradise of Wicklow. Arklow and the Irish Sea to the east can be seen, and Tinahely village to the west. Looking south wonderful views of the rolling north Wexford lanscape can be enjoyed. As mentioned by other poster the trig pillar is a nicely made structure using local stone with mortar but disappointingly no ladybird meetup when I was there! I was lucky to enjoy the views for half an hour before low cloud rolled in from the south. The landscape here creates a "cloud gate" and it sure rolled in quickly obscuring all views and possibly making navigation difficult, something to keep in mind with steep drops 150m approx north of the summit. I returned via the more conventional route of Points C to B to A to D which took 40 mins with 4.2km approx. Total walking time 8.4km at 2hrs approx not including summit time. My bold and idiotic choice to create my own path to the summit added almost 2km to my trip and 40 mins to my walk total, ah well, live and learn (again!). Worth noting this walk takes you through Wicklow and Wexford counties.Excellent views throughout, quiet and peaceful, recommended. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/261/comment/15964/
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donoghue on Croghan Kinsella, 2002
by donoghue  27 Aug 2002
can be climbed a few ways, from balinagore to the north, or from near ballyfad to the southeast.
splendid views from the summit Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/261/comment/86/
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Picture: Croaghan Kinsella as seen from Cushbawn hill
mickhanney on Croghan Kinsella, 2007
by mickhanney  8 Jul 2007
A middling height mountain by Wicklow standards but prominent as it stands isolated over the Wicklow Wexford border. Accessible by forest track which are good isolated routes for walking, hill running or biking. Good views south to Mount Leinster etc and to Lug and other Wicklow peaks to the north east. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/261/comment/2766/
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