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Carhoo Hill
Cnoc na Ceathrún
Carhoo hill from dingle harbour.png
Carhoo Hill from Dingle Harbour
Highest point
Elevation 184 m (604 ft)
Prominence 169 m (554 ft)
Listing Marilyn
Naming
English translation Hill of the quarter
Language of name Irish
Geography
OSI/OSNI grid V437983
Climbing
First ascent ancestral
Easiest route hike

Carhoo Hill or Ballymacadoyle Hill (Irish: Cnoc na Ceathrún, meaning Hill of the quarter) is a large hill south-west of Dingle in County Kerry, Ireland.

Geography

The 184-metre (604 ft) high hill stands 4 km west of Dingle in an isolated position in the short peninsula dividing Dingle Harbour from the Atlantic Ocean.

The top of the hill hosts the Eask Tower, a solid stone tower built in 1847. It offers a view on a long stretch of Dingle Peninsula and Iveragh Peninsula.

Name

The English meaning of Cnoc na Ceathrún is hill of the quarter.

Access to the summit

The walk which leads up to the summit takes 1.6 km from the asphalted road. Due to the very interesting panorama it's advisable to choose a clear day for it.

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