Djouce 725m mountain, Dublin/Wicklow Wicklow Mountains Ireland at
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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Wicklow Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 129, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 49, 50, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 925m
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Dublin/Wicklow:
Ballinacorbeg 336mBallinastraw 284mBallycurry 301mBallyguile Hill 188mBallyhook Hill 288mBray Head Hill 240mCarrickgollogan 276mCarrigeen Hill 298mCarrigoona Commons East 242mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mCupidstown Hill 378.6mDunranhill 342mEagle Hill 296mKilleagh 249mKilliney Hill 153.5mKilmichael Hill 267mKilnamanagh Hill 217mKnockannavea 400.8mKnockree 342mMount Kennedy 365.9mSlieveroe 332mWestaston Hill 270m
Dublin Mountains:   Corrig Mountain 617.1mGlendoo Mountain 586mKippure 757mKnocknagun 555mMountpelier Hill 383mPrince William's Seat 555mSaggart Hill 396.9mSeahan 647.3mSeefin 620.6mSeefingan 722.9mTibradden Mountain 467mTwo Rock Mountain 536m
Wicklow Mountains:   Annagh Hill 454mBallinacor Mountain 531mBallinafunshoge 480mBallineddan Mountain 652mBallycumber Hill 431mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mBaltinglass Hill 382mBarranisky 280mBenleagh 689mBlack Hill 602.2mBrockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain North-West Top 548mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCarrick Mountain 381mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigleitrim 408mCarriglineen Mountain 455mCarrignagunneen 561mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mChurch Mountain 544mCloghernagh 800mCollon Hill 238mConavalla 734mCorriebracks 531mCorrigasleggaun 794mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mCullentragh Mountain 510mCushbawn 400mDerrybawn Mountain 474mDjouce 725mDuff Hill 720mFair Mountain 571.2mFananierin 426mGravale 718mGreat Sugar Loaf 501mKanturk 523mKeadeen Mountain 653mKirikee Mountain 474mKnocknacloghoge 534mLakeen 357mLittle Sugar Loaf 342mLobawn 636mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mLuggala 595mLugnagun 446.2mLugnaquilla 925mMaulin 570mMoanbane 703mMoneyteige North 427mMullacor 661mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 790mMuskeagh Hill 397mPreban Hill 389mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 641mScarr North-West Top 561mSeskin 344mSilsean 698mSleamaine 430mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1mSlievecorragh 418mSlievefoore 414mSlievemaan 759mSorrel Hill 599.5mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mStoney Top 714mStookeen 420mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563mTinoran Hill 312mTomaneena 682.4mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTonlagee South-East Top 546mTrooperstown Hill 430mWar Hill 686mWhite Hill 630.9m

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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 Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist Bedrock

Height: 725m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O17858 10360
Place visited by 1184 members. Recently by: Prendo, robad4802, novice, emermcloughlin, briankelly, slugtrail, Harry-Badger, Roswayman, SkerriesWalking, schwann10, jimmyp, rangerkay, rangertobi, Aglaisio, JoanAthlone
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Longitude: -6.239959, Latitude: 53.130851 , Easting: 317858, Northing: 210360 Prominence: 200m,  Isolation: 1.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 717780 710371,   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! Trackback:
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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. Trackback:
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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! Trackback:
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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! Trackback:
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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!!! Trackback:
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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? Trackback:
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