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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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Climbed Kippure yesterday starting from the Milli .. by hoopy1   (Show all for Kippure (Cipiúr))
 
i parked on the military road near a bog lane tha .. by YoungJohn   (Show all for Kippure (Cipiúr))
 
When I saw the ugly antenna, I decided not to go .. by pazapas   (Show all for Kippure (Cipiúr))
 
My Climb in Dublin 10-12-2016 .. by ShaunDunne   (Show all for Kippure (Cipiúr))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Kippure (<i>Cipiúr</i>) in area Dublin, Ireland
Picture: Dublin Deer
 
Dublins CHP
by TommyV  1 Nov 2018
Parking at the entrance to the access road located on the R115 known as the Old Military Road O14116 14184 A. This is a straight forward route up to the large mast at the top and back down. The deer I spotted made the hike somewhat interesting. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/73/comment/20150/
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Walked up from the brays on a gloomy day with low .. by quarryman   (Show all for Kippure (Cipiúr))
 
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