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KnockaghaleagueHillCnoc Achadh Liag A name in Irish prob. Ir. Cnoc Achadh Liag [PDT], 'hill of Achadh Liag')MayoCounty, in Binnion List, X-bedded sandstone and siltstone. Bedrock
Height:237mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23Grid Reference: G11700 34900This place has been logged as visited by 5 members. Recently by: Garmin, chalky, FilHil, sandman, IncaHoots I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
This hill above the town of Ballycastle is unnamed on OS maps, but is named named Knockaughaleeg on William Bald's map of 1830. It is located in the townland of Aghaleague, Ir. Achadh Liag [logainm.ie], 'field of the standing stone'. A cairn on the summit is called Seefin (from Ir. Suí Finn, 'Fionn's seat', a common name for hill-top megaliths throughout Ireland). Has been called Ballycastle Hill.
Knockaghaleague is the 1307th highest place in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1012/?PHPSESSID=0qcbqjsttkrumpd3b9sstioee1