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Midlands SW Area , NE: Devilsbit Subarea
Feature count in area: 44, by county: Tipperary: 36, Limerick: 8, OSI/LPS Maps: 52, 53, 54, 58, 59, 60, 65, 66
Highest Place: Keeper Hill 691.6m

Starting Places (31) in area Midlands SW:
Ballincurra Hill South, Ballyhourigan Wood Loop Walk, Barnane Lodge, Castlewaller Wood Forest Road, Coillte Knockanroe, Commanealine Wood, Commaun Beg North, Cullaun South, Cummer South, Curreeny Wood, Doonane Forest Carpark, Foildhine Mulkeir Rivers, Glenaneagh Park, Glenstal Wood CP, Gortagarry Hill West, Greenan Cross, Knockadigeen Hill SW, Knockanora East, Knockanully, Knockaviltoge East, Knockfune Wood Bend, Knockmaroe Wood, Knockmehill South, Knockteige SW, Nicker, Raven's Rock, Ring Hill West, River Doonane, The Lookout, Tobernagreana, Upperchurch

Summits & other features in area Midlands SW:
Cen: Mauherslieve: Cummer 405m, Foilduff 400m, Knockmaroe 411m, Mauherslieve 543m
E: Upperchurch Hills: Knockalough 427m, Knockaviltoge 364m
N: Knockshigowna: Knockshigowna 212m
NE: Devilsbit: Benduff 455m, Black Hill 228m, Devilsbit Mountain 480m, Gortagarry 458m, Kilduff Mountain 445m, Knockanora 433m
NE: Templederry: Ballincurra Hill 403m, Commaun Beg 403m, Cooneen Hill 467m, Coumsallahaun 320m, Knockadigeen Hill 402m
NW: Arra Mountains: Corbally Hill 339m, Tountinna 457m
NW: Silvermine Mountains: Silvermine Mountains East Top 479m, Silvermine Mountains Far East Top 410m, Silvermine Mountains West Top 489m
SE: Hollyford Hills: Falleennafinoga 388m, Foildarg 440m, Glenaneagh 420m, Gortnageragh 418m, Knockastanna 444m, Knockbane 433m, Lackenacreena 413m, Ring Hill 426m, Tooreen 457m
SW: Slieve Felim: Cullaun 460m, Derk Hill 236m, Knockroe 204m, Knockseefin 235m, Slieve Felim 427m, Slieve Felim East Top 423m, Slieve Felim South Top 407m
W: Keeper Hill: Bleanbeg 368m, Boolatin Top 446.6m, Keeper Hill 691.6m, Knockane 411m, Knockfune 452m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Kilduff Mountain, 445m Hill Cnoc Na Coille Duibhe A name in Irish,
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(Ir. Cnoc Na Coille Duibhe [OSI], 'hill of the black wood'), Tipperary County in Munster province, in Carn Lists, Kilduff Mountain is the 752nd highest place in Ireland. Kilduff Mountain is the second most easterly summit in the Midlands SW area.
Grid Reference S06100 76031, OS 1:50k mapsheet 59
Place visited by: 54 members, recently by: chelman7, BarnabyNutt, Moirabourke, Krzysztof_K, JohnRea, Arcticaurora, finkey86, Offaly86, High-King, LiamG1951, sarahryanowen, Colin Murphy, bryanmccabe, cclair, Lauranna
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
Longitude: -7.910192, Latitude: 52.835516, Easting: 206100, Northing: 176031, Prominence: 30m,  Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 606051 676067
Bedrock type: Greywacke, siltstone & grit, (Hollyford Formation)

  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: KldfMn, 10 char: KldfMntn

Gallery for Kilduff Mountain (Cnoc Na Coille Duibhe) and surrounds
Summary for Kilduff Mountain (Cnoc Na Coille Duibhe): Dull hill, covered in masts.
Summary created by Colin Murphy 2021-11-15 14:38:52
   picture about Kilduff Mountain (<em>Cnoc Na Coille Duibhe</em>)
Picture: The summit area
Simplest approach is via a farm track at A (S067 753) E - permission may be required. Follow the track west for 1km until you reach the woods where the track swings north for about 300m, joining a main forest track. Turn right here and follow the main track for 1km to the summit area, which is covered in masts and associated structures.
An alternative, longer approach with no possible access restrictions is to approach from the SW, starting at the forest entrance at B (S04317 73045) A. Follow the meandering track for about 4.5km, keeping left at any junctions, which will take you to the summit area.
Member Comments for Kilduff Mountain (Cnoc Na Coille Duibhe)

   picture about Kilduff Mountain (<em>Cnoc Na Coille Duibhe</em>)
Picture: Kilduff Mountain from the Devil's Bit
YoungJohn on Kilduff Mountain
by YoungJohn 21 Feb 2010
Head out the Dunkerrin road from Templemore, about 3 miles out there is cross roads with a sign pointing to the right 'Roscrea 11' . Turn left, go up hill, follow the road til a T junction, turn left then nearlt immediately right and follow that road straight all the way (ignore any turns) til you find yourself on a forestry road with an old ruined farmhouse on your right. We parked there my Corkonian friend and I. We went uphill until we found a tubular gate. We went up this lane til we met a T junction and the top of Kilduff was plain to be seen. Simon3 described it well as cluttered! The views from Kilduff to the west were similar to those from the Devils Bit. Today did not disappoint as Loughderg was silver in the distance and the Aughtys, Keeper and Silvermines free of cloud. Slievenamon way to the south with the Galtees could be seen on the ascent. We headed back the same road but rather then turning left for the tubular gate we kept going straight and kept to the 'main' forestry road. This led us round the western side of the 'Bit and round the south of Little Rock before resting at the round castle. We headed back up towards the 'Bit up to its plateau and its trig. This is where one of the oldest fossils ever found was discovered in the 1990's. Down a cut and onto some boggy terrain before exiting near the 'tubular gate road' just before the gate itself. Down hill to our car and home. A grand walk with some beautiful rich views and challenges to the leg muscles. The sticks came in handy! Unfortunately I have no photo's of the sojourn yet. Linkback:
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   picture about Kilduff Mountain (<em>Cnoc Na Coille Duibhe</em>)
Picture: Forest-dwelling fungi.
Honey trap
by Colin Murphy 15 Nov 2021
About the most interesting thing I saw on my ascent of this hill was when I stopped for lunch and saw that my feet were surrounded by bright orange-coloured fungus. I believe it's called Armillaria, also known as honey fungus. But don't be fooled by the sweet name - apparently it extremely poisonous. Linkback:
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Picture: Kilduff Mountain, on the skyline.
simon3 on Kilduff Mountain
by simon3 23 May 2008
Kilduff Mountain, with its multitude of telecoms towers, is visible from the plateau of Devilsbit Mountain. A flattish place. The easy route south from the summit is on the green road beside the furze (or whin if you are from the North) and then along various boggy tracks beside the forest bottom left in the pic.
The bright coloured conglomerate rock is what makes up the small cliffs on Devilsbit's summit. Linkback:
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   picture about Kilduff Mountain (<em>Cnoc Na Coille Duibhe</em>)
Picture: The summit, with two of the masts and Devilsbit in the background.
csd on Kilduff Mountain
by csd 28 Jun 2009
I arrived at Kilduff after first visiting Benduff to the north (see my comment for access info). Sheet 59 is reasonably accurate regarding the tracks, so there are no navigational surprises. There are no less than four mast complexes on the summit, which clutters the view somewhat! Linkback:
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Picture: Bit between the teeth
Young Johns way
by eamonoc 26 Sep 2013
Wed 25/9/2013. Once again thanks to Young John for directions to Kilduff . Parked car at ruins of old farmhouse C (S071 752), climbed this hill via good paths all the way to the mast strewn summit. Nice view towards the Devils Bit and all around. It took 23mins from car to top and a 17mins return journey. Saw no one, except two curious horses in a field beside the path. Linkback:
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