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Ben of Howth
Beann Éadair
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Highest point
Elevation 171 m (561 ft)
Prominence 167 m (548 ft)
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Location Dublin, Ireland
OSI/OSNI grid O285376
Topo map OSi Discovery 50

The Ben of Howth ( HOHTH; Irish: Beann Éadair ) is a hilly area on Howth Head, adjacent to the 171 metre high Black Linn, the peninsula's highest point.


Lying approximately 1½ km to the south of Howth village, the nearest road is Windgate Road, from which a path leads west past Green Hallows quarry.

Two of Howth's other peaks are nearby, Shelmartin or Shielmartin which lies approximately 1 km to the west, and Dun Hill, 0.5 km to the north west.

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