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Dunkerron Mountains Area , SW: Coad ( Castle Cove ) Subarea
Feature count in area: 65, all in Kerry, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85, EW-KNP, EW-R
Highest Place: Stumpa Dúloigh 784m

Starting Places (66) in area Dunkerron Mountains:
Ballaghasheen Coilte, Ballaghasheen Pass Viewpoint, Ballaghbeama Gap, Bohacullia, Bridia Valley End, Cahersavane Road, Cahersavane Schoolhouse, Cloon Lough NE, Cloon Lough SE, Coad Cemetery, Coad Road End, Com an Chiste, Coomaclarig Bridge, Coomnahorna River, Coomyanna Bridge, Dereenavurrig, Derreendarragh Church, Derrynane Quay, Dunkerron Mid, Eagles Lough Access Trailhead, Esknaloughoge Forest Trailhead, Fermoyle Farm, Foot Stick Ford Road, Gap of Dunloe Head of, Glashaknockbrassel Stream, Glasheenoultagh Stream, Gortaclohane Lane End, Gortaclohane Lane NE Branch, Gortagowan Wood, Gowlane School Ruin, Gowlanes Wood, Graces Landing, Inchimore West, Isknagahinney Lough E, Kenmare Bridge, Knockanamadane, Knockanaskill N, Knocknasullig, Knocknsallagh Bridge, Laghtacallow, Lissatinnig Bridge Boreen, Looscaunagh Lough W, Lough Barfinnihy CP, Lough Brin S, Lough Coomeen SE, Lough Dromtine NE, Lough Dromtine SE, Lough Fada N, Lough Iskanamacteery N, Lough Iskanamacteery NW, Lough Reagh N, Maghanlawaun Bridia Valley, Molls Gap, Ochtiabh Road, Poulacapple, River Owroe Source, River Sneem Fermoyle Loop, Rossacoosane Mid, Sahaleen Bridge, Scarriff Island, Shamrock Farmhouse B&B, Sneem, Tooreenboy Lough, Tooreennafersha Mid, Tooreennafersha South, Waterville Promenade

Summits & other features in area Dunkerron Mountains:
Knocknagantee Near West Top 628m
Cen: An Bheann Mhór: An Bheann Mhór 674.7m, An Bhinn Láir 514m, Coomcallee 648.9m, Beann na Stiocairí 673.1m, Coomnahorna 590m, Glanbeg 485.8m, Slievenashaska 578m, Slievenashaska South Top 565.4m
Cen: Knocknagantee: Knockmoyle 682.1m, Finnararagh 667m, Cnoc Breasail 591m, Knocknagantee 674.3m, Knocknagantee West Top 553m, Coomnacronia 636m, Coomura Mountain 666m
Cen: Mullaghanattin: An Cnoc Riabhach 534m, Beann 752m, Beann Far SW Top 636.2m, Beann NE Top 692m, Beann South Top 639m, Beann SW Top 657m, Sallagh 570m, Mullaghanattin 773m, Mullaghanattin East Top 594m, Sallagh South-West Top 543m
E: Kenmare: Gortamullin 205m, Knockanaskill 356m, Letter South 362m
N: Knocknacusha: Knocknacusha 547m
NE: Knocknabreeda Ridge: Crossderry 489m, Knocknabreeda 569m, Mothaillín 506m
NE: Knocknagapple: Bascadh 595m, Bascadh West Top 569m, Boughil 631m, Cnoc na gCapall 639m, Knocklomena 641m
NE: Stumpa Dúloigh: Broaghnabinnia 745m, Knockaunanattin 569m, Knockaunanattin West Top 466.1m, Stumpa Dúloigh 784m, Stumpa Dúloigh SE Top 780m, Stumpa Dúloigh SW Top 663m
SW: Caherdaniel: Farraniaragh Mountain 468m, Eagle Hill 155m, Reenearagh 162m, Beenarourke 304m, Knocknasullig 117m, Cahernageeha Mountain 498.7m
SW: Coad ( Castle Cove ): Beenrour 418m, Eagles Hill 549m, Mullaghbeg 509m
SW: Coomduff: Coomduff 244m
SW: Deenish: Deenish Island (2) 144m
SW: Esknaloughoge: Esknaloughoge 416m, Esknaloughoge North Top 420m
SW: Scarriff: Scarriff Island 252m
SW: Sneem: An Bheann Mhór 309.3m, Dereenavurrig Hill 261m, Knockanamadane 270m, Knocknafreaghane 316.5m, Knocknagullion 413m
SW: Staigue: Staigue Top 459m, Staigue NE Top 435m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Eagles Hill, 549m Mountain An Bhinn Riabhach A name in Irish,
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(Ir. An Bhinn Riabhach [TH], 'the brindled peak') Péicín an extra name in Irish, Kerry County in Munster province, in Arderin Lists, An Bhinn Riabhach is the 426th highest place in Ireland.
Grid Reference V58336 63109, OS 1:50k mapsheet 83&84
Place visited by: 80 members, recently by: jeb, jackos, maoris, chelman7, daitho9, Superterence, NualaB, liz50, Ulsterpooka, nickywood, muddyboots, Sienna, annem, paulbrown, nupat
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
Longitude: -10.054463, Latitude: 51.802858, Easting: 58336, Northing: 63109, Prominence: 234m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 458317 563173
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone & siltstone, (Valentia Slate Formation)
Notes on name: Also known as Péicín [SWoI], 'boundary marker'
  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: EglsHl, 10 char: Eagles Hil

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Summary for Eagles Hill (An Bhinn Riabhach): Steep final stretch from Kerry Way
Summary created by Colin Murphy 2023-06-12 14:31:19
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Picture: Seen from Staigue NE Top with Staigue Top in between.
Parking for 4/5 cars at Iskgah L E (V59312 65108), opposite a stile leading to Kerry Way. Follow Kerry War SSW for 2km up to Windy Gap at A (V58669 63244). Track steep in parts and disappears at times but is fairly well waymarked. Turn directly west and make a very steep ascent of 170m over a distance of just 350m to the well-defined summit.
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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 B (V551 595) and followed the Kerry way to the Windy Gap at C (V586 632). 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 D (V558 637) clambering directly down the slope to the unsurfaced road at E (V561 620) which brought us back to our car. Overall trip 5 hour and 5 minutes including breaks. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/362/comment/6619/
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skyehigh on Eagles Hill
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: mountainviews.ie/summit/362/comment/1819/
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eric on Eagles Hill
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: mountainviews.ie/summit/362/comment/2107/
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colin murphy on Eagles Hill
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 F (V577 607). 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 G (V580 620). 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: 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 Iskgah L E (V59319 65133) 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: mountainviews.ie/summit/362/comment/20544/
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