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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
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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 74th 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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Follow this place's comments Picture about mountain Kippure (<i>Cipiúr</i>) in area Dublin, Ireland
Picture: Kippure from the NW - From right on skyline Djouce, War Hill
Dublin's Highpoint - a boggy, heathery hill topped by a large TV transmitter.
Short Summary created by markmjcampion, simon3, wicklore  31 Aug 2023
Kippure is the highest and most southerly summit in Dublin. It is crowned by a 110 m transmitter and is approachable from all points of the compass. It can be walked on its own or as a route combining several other summits. Most routes involve heavy and heathery open bog, while one approach makes use of a gated access road. The summit is urbanised and ugly but the views on a good day are expansive in all directions, taking in Dublin, Bray, the Irish Sea and many Wicklow hills.

N. An approach through Glenasmole O10951 19946 starA is the quietest and offers secret babbling brooks, mini cataracts and river cliffs, wild goats and plenty of peace. 2hrs
N. Also, along a bog track starting at O13093 19647 starB. 2hrs

E. The adventurous can start at the cottage at O14194 16367 starC and head up Eagles’ Crag between the two lakes. Or park at O14270 15144 starD and follow a track that skirts the corrie walls. The gated access road at O14090 14193 starE is the most popular with the Sunday stroller. 1hr+

S. Typical approaches are from O13793 13740 starF or O07957 14461 starG both of which cross heavy bog.

W. Start at O06288 16827 starH and take in Seefin and Seefingan en route. 2.5hrs+

NNW. Start at O07343 20103 starI and take in Seahan, Corrig and Seefingan en route. 3hrs+

Caution is needed if approaching from Seahan or Seefin to the W as these routes partly follow the boundary of the Kilbride Army Rifle Range.

Notable tracks include track/3829, track/856, the challenging track/2964, the ‘out there’ track/2966. Linkback:
Kippure Hike .. by Dessie1   (Show all for Kippure (Cipiúr))
I've approached the summit a few times by two alt .. by Homerclesse   (Show all for Kippure (Cipiúr))
Magnificent redeeming feature .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Kippure (Cipiúr))
At the risk of appearing to comment lately on not .. by padodes   (Show all for Kippure (Cipiúr))
I would like to add a few details to Wicklore’s c .. by padodes   (Show all for Kippure (Cipiúr))
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