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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 342m
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 641mScarr 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 1263 members. Recently by: peist, cactustravelfan, Alanjm, griansliabh, thmswhelan, Jimmypnufc, wild_brian, frostie89, upper, Annemcp, bigmac63, No1Grumbler, BrittonOutdoors, adam.mann, Barbaraduff
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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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Djouce (<i>Dioghais</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Djouce from the south side of Maulin
 
Extremely busy summit, easily accessible with good views.
Short Summary created by markmjcampion, simon3  20 Mar 2021
Close to Dublin, Djouce is the exposed, rocky-topped high point of the N Wicklow uplands and has good access from many sides. Great views include Great Sugar Loaf, much of NE Wicklow and the Irish Sea. Because of its attractions it is much walked and cycled and, despite the efforts of Mountain Meitheal, the associated erosion is extensive.
N. Park at Crone Wood Car Park O19257 14187 A. Follow the Wicklow Way through woods, up above Powerscourt waterfall, over the Dargle river and on up to O18646 10429 B before heading steeply W for the summit. Allow 2 hrs+
From this car park you could also include Maulin, Tonduffs and War Hill in a 4-5 hr circuit.

SW. The quickest way up is from the R759 to its SW where there are several car parks such as one at O16328 08444 C. Head for the boardwalk which will bring you over White Hill. Shortly after this the boardwalk swings NE - leave it here and head steeply up the S spur to the summit. Allow 1.5hrs.

E. From the Old Coach Road (L1036) on Long Hill to the E there are also various places to start such as O19391 07596 D and O21027 10894 E. For the former, take a right soon after entering Ballinastoe woods and follow trails roughly W to exit the forest near the top of White hill. Allow 2hrs
For the latter, from hte forest entrance, head left and follow tracks before exiting the trees near O20836 10725 F. Follow the obvious trail until you meet the WW. Allow 90 mins+

Notable tracks incl. track/2113, track/943, track/2330 and track/2363. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/91/comment/4851/
 
Wise Wicklow Way wanderers and their brilliant bo .. by YoungJohn   (Show all for Djouce (Dioghais))
 
Just back from a quick hike up Djouce, on a very .. by Homerclesse   (Show all for Djouce (Dioghais))
 
The OSI map indicates the presence of a cairn on .. by padodes   (Show all for Djouce (Dioghais))
 
Climbing last Sunday on Djouce, came across a cou .. by drcot   (Show all for Djouce (Dioghais))
 
Saturday 22 Dec 2002 desperate to get a walk in b .. by GWPR   (Show all for Djouce (Dioghais))
 
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