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Knockeirky Mountain 0 Cork/Kerry County, in Arderin List, Green-grey sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 577m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84 Grid Reference: V83215 55730 This summit has been logged as climbed by 31 members. Recently by: Wilderness, CaptainVertigo, juliewoods, bryanmccabe, ckilm, Onzy, muschi, muddyboots, frankmc04, simoburn, chalky, dmc, scapania, jcincork, David-Guenot
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Longitude: -9.691494, Latitude: 51.742317 , Easting: 83215, Northing: 55730 Prominence: 30m,   Isolation: 1km
ITM: 483190 555795,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckrk, 10 char: Knockeirky
Bedrock type: Green-grey sandstone & purple siltstone, (Gun Point Formation)

Knockeirky is the 344th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockeirky in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Looking back at Knockeirky from the East
The one that nearly got away
Short Summary created by jackill,  9 Mar 2011
Park at V78640 53567 A, room for 3 cars. If the shop is closed parking is also possible at V78656 5346 B. There is a rough track leading east from the highest point of the pass.Pick your way upwards around easy, rock shelfs onto a level rocky ridge. As you leave this ridge look for a grassy slope on the side of Knockowen to ascend to the summit cairn on a low rock shelf.
Carry on from Knockowen to Cushnaficulla.
Drop down then over rocky ground to a broad grassy col before the final easy walk to the rocky summit marked by a small cairn. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1056/comment/6079/
New summit, new comment! .. by three5four0   (Show all for Knockeirky)
Crossing from Healy to Caha .. by jackill   (Show all for Knockeirky)
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