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Dublin Area   S: Kippure & Kilbride Subarea
Place count in area: 18, OSI/LPS Maps: 43, 50, 56, AWW 
Highest place:
Kippure, 757m
Maximum height for area: 757 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 262 metres,

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Kippure Mountain Cipiúr A name in Irish (Ir. Cipiúr [OSI], origin obscure) County Highpoint of Dublin and in Dublin/ Wicklow Counties in Leinster Province, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale grey fine to coarse-grained granite Bedrock

Height: 757m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O11582 15455
Place visited by 946 members. Recently by: 500plusclub, derekfanning, Meunclemichael, Gordonaplace, brianfurey, deirdremaryann, eflanaga, killianlong, tmcginty, mfunge.thehiker, garv60, 316k, Caherdavin1995, ConMack23, AntrimRambler
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Longitude: -6.331884, Latitude: 53.178139 , Easting: 311582, Northing: 215455 Prominence: 262m,  Isolation: 3.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 711506 715485,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kipure, 10 char: Kippure
Bedrock type: Pale grey fine to coarse-grained granite, (Type 2e equigranular)

The River Liffey rises high on the slopes of Kippure. The name as shown on Discovery map is simply a transliteration of a pronunciation collected locally, but without any clear meaning. It resembles ciop, 'stump' and iúr, 'yew', but 'stump of yew' would be Ciop Iúir. Yew is unlikely to have ever grown near such a high exposed summit, but the name also refers to a townland which descends to the valley, so a connection with yew is not impossible.   Kippure is the highest mountain in the Dublin area and the 73rd highest in Ireland. Kippure is the most southerly summit in the Dublin area. Kippure is the highest point in county Dublin.

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Turning off the Kilbride circuit on Seefingan, we .. by Geo   (Show all for Kippure (Cipiúr))
 
Anybody wanting to go up Kippure might be best ad .. by brenno   (Show all for Kippure (Cipiúr))
 
Great views after the boring road .. by tmsr   (Show all for Kippure (Cipiúr))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Kippure (<i>Cipiúr</i>) in area Dublin, Ireland
Picture: Helicopter and load.
 
A draughty workplace.
by simon3  5 May 2018
Spare a thought for the guys who actually have to work on transmitters on the top of mountains. We visited Kippure on a cold day with a breeze. If I understood what the guys there were saying they were putting a new aerial as in photo on to the very top of the mast. This involved working on the top. It looks like the heavy lifting was going to be done by the helicopter.

The side of the helicopter was emblazoned with aiRtelis. Was this some hitherto unknown junket by "RTE" , the national broadcaster? In fact Airtelis is a French company who specialises in aerial infrastructure work. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/73/comment/19913/
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There's a point on the Military Road, about two a .. by Tom Milligan   (Show all for Kippure (Cipiúr))
 
A couple of Sundays ago, still feeling energetic .. by murphysw   (Show all for Kippure (Cipiúr))
 
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