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Dunkerron Mountains Area   SW: Coad ( Castle Cove ) Subarea
Place count in area: 64, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

Places in area Dunkerron Mountains:
Cen: An Bheann Mhór:   An Bheann Mhór 674.7mAn Bhinn Láir 514mCoomcallee 648.9mBeann na Stiocairí 673.1mCoomnahorna 590mGlanbeg 485.8mSlievenashaska 578mSlievenashaska South Top 566m
Cen: Knocknagantee:   Knockmoyle 684mFinnararagh 667mCnoc Breasail 591mKnocknagantee 676mKnocknagantee West Top 553mCoomnacronia 636mCoomura Mountain 666m
Cen: Mullaghanattin:   An Cnoc Riabhach 534mBeann 752mBeann Far SW Top 636.2mBeann NE Top 692mBeann South Top 639mBeann SW Top 657mSallagh 570mMullaghanattin 773mMullaghanattin East Top 594mSallagh South-West Top 543m
E: Kenmare:   Gortamullin 205mKnockanaskill 356mLetter South 362m
N: Knocknacusha:   Knocknacusha 547m
NE: Knocknabreeda Ridge:   Crossderry 489mKnocknabreeda 569mMothaillín 506m
NE: Knocknagapple:   Bascadh 595mBascadh West Top 569mBoughil 631mCnoc na gCapall 639mKnocklomena 641m
NE: Stumpa Dúloigh:   Broaghnabinnia 745mKnockaunanattin 569mKnockaunanattin West Top 467mStumpa Dúloigh 784mStumpa Dúloigh SE Top 780mStumpa Dúloigh SW Top 663m
SW: Caherdaniel:   Farraniaragh Mountain 468mEagle Hill 155mReenearagh 162mBeenarourke 304mKnocknasullig 117mCahernageeha Mountain 499m
SW: Coad ( Castle Cove ):   Beenrour 418mEagles Hill 549mMullaghbeg 509m
SW: Coomduff:   Coomduff 244m
SW: Deenish:   Deenish Island (2) 144m
SW: Esknaloughoge:   Esknaloughoge 416mEsknaloughoge North Top 420m
SW: Scarriff:   Scarriff Island 252m
SW: Sneem:   An Bheann Mhór 308mDereenavurrig Hill 261mKnockanamadane 270mKnocknafreaghane 313mKnocknagullion 413m
SW: Staigue:   Staigue Top 459mStaigue NE Top 435m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Eagles Hill Mountain An Bhinn Riabhach A name in Irish, also Péicín an extra name in Irish (Ir. An Bhinn Riabhach [TH], 'the brindled peak') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin List, Purple mudstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 549m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83&84 Grid Reference: V58336 63109
Place visited by 66 members. Recently by: nupat, eamonoc, Fergalh, learykid, MichaelE, jimbloomer, Grumbler, TommyV, thomas_g, Juanita, hillwalker, eoghancarton, jlk, FrankMc1964, ilenia
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Longitude: -10.054463, Latitude: 51.802858 , Easting: 58336, Northing: 63109 Prominence: 234m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 458317 563173,   GPS IDs, 6 char: EglsHl, 10 char: Eagles Hil
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone & siltstone, (Valentia Slate Formation)

Also known as Péicín [SWoI], 'boundary marker'   An Bhinn Riabhach is the 423rd highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Eagles Hill (<i>An Bhinn Riabhach</i>) in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Eagle's Hill and Lough Coomroanig from near Mullaghbeg
 
Views across the five peninsulas of Kerry and West Cork
by ciarraioch  8 Nov 2011
Followed the route outlined by hillwalking legends Seán O Suilleabháin (Irish Walk Guides Southwest 1991 Edition) and David Herman (Hill Walkers Kerry 1997) in their aforementioned books. The presence of this walk in both was as good an indication of quality as one is likely to get! Anyway, we parked in Caherdaniel by the recycling collection point at V551 595 A and followed the Kerry way to the Windy Gap at V586 632 B. From here, we climbed the very steep/grassy/slippery slope to the summit, following the fence at the upper reaches. As the late Richard Mersey put it ' the 300 ft up from the Windy Gap is the sort of slope that causes a man addicted to Afton Major to pause for breath every fifty steps or so'. Irrespective of Richard's smoking habit, I have to say that pausing only every fifty steps on this slope is a pretty good performance in my book! As the various writers have indicated, the top is boggy and underwhelming in itself but the views are spectacular. On the very fine day that was the 5th of November 2011, we could see all five Ivernian peninsulas with views from Mt Brandon to Mizen Head, and the islands of the southwest including the Blaskets, Valentia, Skelligs, Dursey and the fabled Teach Duinn (portal to the otherworld) beyond. It took around 2 hours to reach the top. We returned via Mullaghbeg (see separate entry) at V558 637 C clambering directly down the slope to the unsurfaced road at V561 620 D which brought us back to our car. Overall trip 5 hour and 5 minutes including breaks. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/362/comment/6619/
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skyehigh on Eagles Hill, 2005
by skyehigh  18 Jul 2005
En route to Coomcallee, I photographed Eagles Hill from the road skirting Isknagahiny Lough. It shows a craggy, but not excessively steep, ridge descending north from the summit. One for the adventurous, perhaps? I would expect most people to ascend by the gentle route from the west or by climbing sharply up from the Kerry Way. Whatever the ascent route, this hill deserves a fine day, as the panorama of Beara, Iveragh, Dingle and ocean promises to be exceptional. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/362/comment/1819/
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Picture: Eagles Hill
 
eric on Eagles Hill, 2005
by eric  20 Dec 2005
Eagles Hill (On the left). This photograph was taken from Kenmare Bay close to the village of Castlecove. The plateau between Eagles Hill and the hill to the right is the Windy Gap. A great route to the summit of Eagles Hill is from the Windy Gap.
From Caherdaniel follow the Kerry Way towards Sneem till you come to a fork in the path. Take the sign posted left route for Waterville thats winds its way up the side of Coad Mountain & Eagles Hill. The path eventually reaches the Windy Gap and from here it is a steep ascent to the top of Eagles Hill. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/362/comment/2107/
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Picture: Eagles Hill top
colin murphy on Eagles Hill, 2009
by colin murphy  20 Aug 2009
Rather than start at Cahredaniel, I took a right from the N70 about 3km before the town at road signposted for 'Coad'. At the top of this road one meets the Kerry Way and there is plenty of room to park outside what looks like a building for housing farm machinery, at point V577607 E. I then headed west for a few hundred metres until I came to a signpost, taking the Waterville direction which skirts Eagles Hill. Rather than folow the Kerry Way which goes close to the summit but leaves one a very steep final ascent, I turned NW where a stream crosses the track the steeply sided mountain opens up a little in terms of access, at point V580620 F. After a few hundred metres negotiation rocky, furze-lined gulleys I veered NE again and reached the top after about 90 minutes. The ascent proved much more interesting than the summit which is a long, broad grassy bog-like top, the summit at the NE end marked only by a single white rock placed upon a turf mound. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/362/comment/4026/
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Picture: Eagles Hill from the North
 
A lesser visited summit on the Iveragh peninsula
by TommyV  12 Jun 2019
This route starts to the West of Lough Currane at V59319 65133 G and follows the Kerry Way South for about two kilometres. At the col known as the Windy Gap it is time to leave the way marked trail and climb a very steep few hundred metres to reach the unmarked summit. The hill is out on the South West of the Iveragh peninsula so the views are quite expansive. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/362/comment/20544/
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