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Dublin Area   S: Kippure & Kilbride Subarea
Place count in area: 18, OSI/LPS Maps: 43, 50, 56, AWW, EW-DM, EW-WE, EW-WW 
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, also Cíop Mhór, also The Pole an extra EastWest name in English (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 1055 members. Recently by: Mario77, MGerry, davidrenshaw, Magic, Prem, sprog, Carolineswalsh, knightsonhikes, JordanF1, MarionP, Tommer504, Hikerjjl, edowling, Tuigamala, McWobbley
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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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Took the meandering access road up. After having .. by SDillmore   (Show all for Kippure (Cipiúr))
 
The broad shoulder of Kippure that slopes down to .. by padodes   (Show all for Kippure (Cipiúr))
 
Start at Lower Lough Bray and follow the path cli .. by Djouce   (Show all for Kippure (Cipiúr))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Kippure (<i>Cipiúr</i>) in area Dublin, Ireland
Picture: In full flight
 
Near and deer
by Colin Murphy  16 Apr 2021
While crossing the heathery slopes of Kippure, I inadvertently spooked a herd of deer, which took off at pace. Luckily I had my camera to hand and snapped off multiple shots, of which one solitary effort captured this guy mid-flight, all four hooves off the ground. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/73/comment/22905/
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