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Devilsbit Mountain Hill Bearnán Éile A name in Irish
also Sliabh Aildiúin an extra name in Irish
(Ir. Bearnán Éile [OSI], 'little gap(-ped hill) of Éile'') Tipperary County, in Carn List, Polymict conglomerate & sandstone Bedrock

Height: 480m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 59 Grid Reference: S05806 74455
Place visited by 71 members. Recently by: TommyV, epona2018, Nakoz, FrankMc1964, marcellawalking, twilawalking, gerwalking, newpark-cc, melohara, markmjcampion, mbourke, Jamessheerin, GoldCircle, BarnaneGoat, tomodub
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Longitude: -7.914641, Latitude: 52.821385 , Easting: 205806, Northing: 174455 Prominence: 344m,  Isolation: 1.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 605753 674494,   GPS IDs, 6 char: DvlsMn, 10 char: DvlsbtMntn
Bedrock type: Polymict conglomerate & sandstone, (Devilsbit Formation)

Both the Irish and English names refer to the characteristic shape of this hill, which looks as if a chunk has been bitten out of it between the main peak and Little Rock. Éile is the Irish name for Ely O’Carroll Country. It also appears in Durlas Éile (Thurles). See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 217-20) for details of the festive assembly on the Devil's Bit which took place on 'Rock Sunday' in late July.   Devilsbit Mountain is the 620th highest place in Ireland.

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A bit of the Devil .. by group   (Show all for Devilsbit Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Devilsbit Mountain in area Shannon, Ireland
Picture: Mary the mini redeemer.
 
New Comment: Get a bit of the Devil in ya!
by TommyV  Fri 14 Dec
After a day of bagging some of the more unremarkable summits in North Tipperary, Devilsbit was a delight. There is designated parking at S06115 73178 E. Follow the waymarked path all the way to the tower known as Carden's Folly. There is plenty to see here with a noticeboard with information on the history of the place, and the ludicrous story of how the mountain got it's name. A few meters from here is a grotto and behind that Little Rock with it's giant cross that is lit up every night and our mini version of Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue with Mary standing tall at the edge of the rock face. Once you have taken in the sights it's time to push on North East for another kilometre to the trig point marking the summit of the devil. In my opinion this is the jewel in North Tipperary's crown. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/513/comment/20211/
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I approached Devilsbit from the west, parking at .. by csd   (Show all for Devilsbit Mountain)
 
The Bit can be under rated. There are truly fine .. by YoungJohn   (Show all for Devilsbit Mountain)
 
This is a panorama of Devilsbit mountain plateau .. by simon3   (Show all for Devilsbit Mountain)
 
There are several starting points for the climb. .. by aidand   (Show all for Devilsbit Mountain)
 
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