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Mizen/Sheeps Head Area
Place count in area: 19, OSI/LPS Maps: 84, 85, 88, 89 
Highest place:
Mount Gabriel, 407m
Maximum height for area: 407 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 312 metres,

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Knockomagh Hill Cork County, in Binnion List, Purple mudstone and siltstone Bedrock

Height: 197m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 89 Grid Reference: W08800 29200
Place visited by 36 members. Recently by: marzka, TommyV, odonovansf, Eirepur, corkrats, sophpow, kiwisimon, Eoin75, spoodle58, Wildrover, Geo, marcheur92, Dbosonnet, chalky, slebog
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Longitude: -9.314299, Latitude: 51.508687 , Easting: 108800, Northing: 29200 Prominence: 172m,  Isolation: 3.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 508769 529271,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckmg, 10 char: Knockomagh
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone and siltstone, (Castlehaven Formation)

Has been called Ballyoughtera.   Knockomagh is the 1268th highest place in Ireland. Knockomagh is the most easterly summit in the Mizen/Sheeps Head area.

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A little hill with massive views
Short Summary created by Geo,  9 May 2015
Start from junction at W09321 28949 A where there is limited parking for a small number of cars. You can go North into the forest from here and follow the paths and steps up to the top, or walk SW along the roadway about 100m and then up to the right into the forest from here.
It's approximately an hour in total up and down.
The steps can be a litlle slippy after rain, but the forest is a lovely enchanted place with mossy tree trunks and if you go in spring loads of flowers, bluebells and the like. No navigational difficulties and if you get a clear day you will have super opportunities from the top for photo's or simply great views over Lough Hyne, and the surrounding coastal areas.
Don't miss it if you are in the area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1039/comment/5798/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockomagh in area Mizen/Sheeps Head, Ireland
Picture: Bluebells in Knockomagh Woods
 
Bluebells and birdsong
by acorn  7 May 2013
A very easy "climb" along trails and steps from Lough Hyne car park close to Baltimore. Lovely mixed forestry and lots of bluebells, violets, celandine in full bloom. Great view of Lough Hyne and surrounds from the top but also from view points on the way up which makes it an interesting ascent. Ideal for a family outing. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1039/comment/14987/
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Knockomenagh.... A nice summers walk
by sbender  15 Jan 2012
We 'climbed' this hill in June 2011. It's a very pleasant walk along paths and man made steps. This makes it very accessable.
From its summit the view is amazing... A fantastic panorama!
You can start the walk up from the knockomagh wood entrance (sign present), which is found across the road from the Lough Hyne shore, plenty of parking spaces available. You can go up and down or do a loop walk. It would even be ok with fit children.
The wood itself is special, because it has a large variety of broadleaf trees as well as coniferous species.
I would recommend googeling it to find out more details. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1039/comment/6655/
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