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Wicklow Area   NE: Djouce Subarea
Place count in area: 116, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 925m
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Wicklow:
Cen: Glendalough North:   Brockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 548mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mConavalla 734mTomaneena 682.4m
Cen: Glendalough South:   Carriglineen Mountain 455mCullentragh Mountain 510mDerrybawn Mountain 474mKirikee Mountain 474mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mMullacor 657mTrooperstown Hill 430m
N Cen: Tonelagee:   Carrignagunneen 561mFair Mountain 571.2mStoney Top 714mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTonelagee South-East Top 546m
NE: Bray & Kilmacanogue:   Bray Head Hill 240mCarrigoona Commons East 242mDowns Hill 372mGreat Sugar Loaf 501.2mLittle Sugar Loaf 342.4m
NE: Djouce:   Djouce 725.5mKnockree 342mMaulin 570mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy:   Ballinafunshoge 480mKanturk 523mKnocknacloghoge 534mLuggala 595mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 640mScarr North-West Top 561mSleamaine 430m
NE: Vartry:   Ballinacorbeg 336mBallycurry 301mDunranhill 342mMount Kennedy 365.9m
NW: Blessington:   Carrigleitrim 408mLugnagun 446.2mSlieveroe 332mSorrel Hill 599.5m
NW: Mullaghcleevaun:   Black Hill 602.2mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mDuff Hill 720mGravale 718mMoanbane 703mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 795mSilsean 698m
S: Aughrim Hills:   Cushbawn 400mKilleagh 249mMoneyteige North 427mPreban Hill 389m
S: Croaghanmoira:   Ballinacor Mountain 531mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mFananierin 426mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1m
S: Croghan Kinsella:   Annagh Hill 454mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mKilmichael Hill 267mSlievefoore 414m
S: Shillelagh Hills:   Lakeen 357mMonaughrim 206mSeskin 344mStookeen 420m
S: Tinahely Hills:   Ballycumber Hill 431mEagle Hill 296mMuskeagh Hill 397m
SE: Wicklow South East:   Ballinastraw 284mBallyguile Hill 188mBarranisky 280mCarrick Mountain 381mCollon Hill 238mKilnamanagh Hill 217mWestaston Hill 270m
W: Baltinglass:   Ballyhook Hill 288mBaltinglass Hill 382mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigeen Hill 298mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mKeadeen Mountain 653mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mTinoran Hill 312m
W: Cen Lugnaquilla:   Ballineddan Mountain 652mBenleagh 689mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCloghernagh 800mCorrigasleggaun 794mLugnaquilla 925mSlievemaan 759m
W: Donard:   Brewel Hill 222mChurch Mountain 544mCorriebracks 531mLobawn 636mSlievecorragh 418mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Djouce Mountain Dioghais A name in Irish, also Dowse an extra name in English (Ir. Dioghais [GE], 'fortified height') Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist Bedrock

Height: 725.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O17900 10300
Place visited by 1267 members. Recently by: nolo, Wallymee, wozbridge, rgctobin, peist, cactustravelfan, Alanjm, griansliabh, thmswhelan, Jimmypnufc, wild_brian, frostie89, upper, Annemcp, bigmac63
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Longitude: -6.239332, Latitude: 53.130482 , Easting: 317900, Northing: 210300 Prominence: 200m,  Isolation: 1.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 717823 710331,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Djouce, 10 char: Djouce
Bedrock type: Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist, (Maulin Formation)

Djouce dominates the views of the Wicklow Mountains from Roundwood and Newtown Mountkennedy. The Old Irish word dígas is defined by the Dictionary of the Irish Language as 'high, lofty; a height'. There is a Sliab Digsa mentioned in the Metrical Dindshenchas, where the second element is interpreted as a woman's name. This shows that the meaning of dígas was already obscure by the time of the Metrical Dindshenchas (12th century) and a story was probably invented to account for the name.   Djouce is the 93rd highest place in Ireland.

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Picture: View on the way back down
sparkey8 on Djouce, 2009
by sparkey8  13 Aug 2009
Hi all. I stumbled upon Djouce by accident this morning, thinking I was still on White Hill. I only intended to walk around ballinastoe, across the shoulder of White and then over to the Malone memorial but the lure of a peak in the distance proved too strong! Only too delighted to put another one into my bag! This peak-bagging thing is addictive. I do agree that it feels a bit like cheating walking up the boardwalk but I'm not complaining! Linkback:
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Picture: Looking out from the summit of djouce
khalligan on Djouce, 2010
by khalligan  18 Mar 2010
Myself and the girlfriend went up djouce yesterday (St Paddy's day), we approached from the Lough Tay side (which is the south-side). The majority of the way up is all walking on the studded sleepers, as the land has damaged by erosion. It was a lovely day out, and was great to see so many families out and about. Not a very taxing walk at all, but the scenery is lovely which more than makes up for this.

Next time I might approach from the Crone woods side, as I don't think there's any studded sleeps on this side, just the normal mountain path. Linkback:
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Picture: Great view from Djouce to the West, you can see layers of mountains behind us
campbellu on Djouce, 2005
by campbellu  13 Oct 2005
Djouce , Sun 9th Oct even though we knew there was a Southerly Gale blowing. Meant to be easing 2 "golfers" out on to the hills, last week we were on Seehan circuit which was fantastic for them , under 3 hrs and What an historic setting. Back to Djouce and the wind and the change of mind which brought us to the "top" even though we were meant to be following the Way to roundwood. "One" nearly "died" though he had been this way! before while on dialysis and did the whole Way then, he also introduced me to Djouce, the light was very good, a lot of people on the boardwalk coming from the JB Malone but we were nearly alone on the final walk in, met 2 "yanks" from Chicago who were doing the whole W.Way who said there are "only streets and n****rs" (sic) in Chicago, we didn't let that upset us but told them they had just finished the nicest part and urged them to continue on to Glendalough today hoping they got caught in the rain which we just missed, we will do this again and again, last year it was done in beautiful snowy conditions, Heaven! Linkback:
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emily on Djouce, 2003
by emily  28 Jul 2003
Walking Djouce mountain from Ballinastoe Woods via the Wicklow Way is an excellent route for walkers looking for an easier hike or for young walkers. Navigation is very straight forward and the summit views are excellent. Watch out for changeable weather and Djouce like Kippure is often shrouded in mist. All in all it is a great easy trek considering you are on an 800+ metre peak! Linkback:
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Picture: Coffin Stone
rjw on Djouce, 2005
by rjw  31 Aug 2005
Walked Djouce on 22/08/05. Started at forest on road to Roundwood (209106 A Discovery Series Map 56) then join Wicklow Way. Don't take direct route to summit as badly eroded. Walk past on Wicklow Way and approach from ridge. Then across to War Hill. Visit Coffin Stone on way (see pic). Route back via river Dargle to forest very deep in fern/ warned!!! Linkback:
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japer on Djouce, 2006
by japer  7 Apr 2006
How does one get to the site of the 1946 French plane crash on Djouce mountain? Linkback:
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