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Knockiveagh Hill Cnoc Uíbh Eachach A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Uíbh Eachach [PNNI], 'hill of the Uí Eachach or descendants
of Eochu')
Down County, in Binnion List, Granite, granodiorite Bedrock

Height: 235m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J18247 37804 This summit has been logged as climbed by 39 members. Recently by: Wilderness, GoldCircle, Ulsterpooka, eamonoc, jimmyread, rowanofravara, paddyhillsbagger, chalky, Fergalh, Garmin, conormcbandon, FEARGALS, Trailtrekker, simon3, muschi
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -6.185542, Latitude: 54.275391 , Easting: 318247, Northing: 337804 Prominence: 150m,   Isolation: 9.9km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 718170 837806,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckvg, 10 char: Knckvgh
Bedrock type: Granite, granodiorite, (Newry Granodiorite Complex)

The Uí Eachach Coba were an ancient population group who gave their name to four baronies in Mid-Down.   Knockiveagh is the 1312th highest summit in Ireland. Knockiveagh is the second most westerly summit in the Mourne Mountains area.

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Quick walk, interesting view. .. by group   (Show all for Knockiveagh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockiveagh in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: View to the Mournes
 
A little Gem
by gerrym  10 Sep 2010
Parking for this short climb is at the entrance to Knock Resevior Lower (just past the private lane at 183374) where there is room for several cars.

The covered resevoir extends up the hillside surrounded by a high fence, simply cross the gate into the field and follow the fence uphill to a line of trees. Another field brings a track which can be followed easily to the summit, reached in 10 minutes!

The top has what looks like an old burial cairn, which has collapsed. A trig pillar stands about 30 ft and slightly lower - overlooking the higher covered resevoir. Stunning views to the western most Mournes, with the Hares Gap, Hen, Cock, eagle and more in view.

Return quite simply the way came up. Over in a flash but a really nice viewpoint for its height and a picnic would not have been out of place! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1015/comment/6091/
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Parked up in a small parking space beside a Bront .. by three5four0   (Show all for Knockiveagh)
 
For the views .. by pn_runner   (Show all for Knockiveagh)
 
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