Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Overview
Detail
Zoom: ??
Tutorial Area
For more map options click on any overview map area or any detail map feature.
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.
Videos


Recent Contributions

Stockeen Cliff Top: Coastal Hill

Lislorkan Top: Coastal Hill

Knockardakin: Coastal Hill

Corduff: My wee dander to the summit

Slieve Main: Inishowen's second mountain.

Clare Coastal Hills

Arona to Parador Hotel via Valle de Ucanca

Castlemahon Mountain: My outing to Castlemahon summit.

Inishowen Slieve Snaght from the north.

Caoinkeen South-East Top: Caoinkeen

Cruach Eoghanach

Knockatee: October Cahas Walk

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions.
General information about the site is here.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk see conditions.
Credits and list definitions are listed here Credits
Video display
Dunkerron Mountains Area
Place count in area: 65, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Rating graphic.
Knockmoyle Mountain Cnoc Maol A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Cnoc Maol [PDT], 'bald or round hill') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 684m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78/83 Grid Reference: V66514 74980
Place visited by 78 members. Recently by: ilenia, hivisibility, muddyboots, Lauranna, PaulNolan, PeakPaul, IainT, tommccarthy, jimgraham, millsd1, liz50, Geo, melohara, peter1, jlk
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.940577, Latitude: 51.911477 , Easting: 66514, Northing: 74980 Prominence: 169m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 466492 575039,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc684, 10 char: Knockmoyle
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

Overlooks the valley of Coomura.   Knockmoyle is the 131st highest place in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/131/?PHPSESSID=cn2v7fjtegj86ajdo0bhuugb84
COMMENTS for Knockmoyle 1 of 1
Highpoint of the plateau east of Coomavoher .. by group   (Show all for Knockmoyle)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockmoyle in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Lakes at the head of Coomavoher under Knockmoyle
 
simon3 on Knockmoyle, 2005
by simon3  20 Dec 2005
Come SW over the Ballaghisheen Pass and you can see Knockmoyle very clearly (well, assuming you can see anything of course). Knockmoyle is just the NW corner of a high plateau, which it shares with Coomura Mtn and Knocknagantee. After I visited the place on a day with the cloud down I really wasn't surprised to read later in Richard Mersey [The Hills of Cork and Kerry] that "A little further north I did my most desolate walk one winter: that was the circuit of Coomavoher." Later he says of Knockmoyle "This is quite a respectable looking peak from the north, but it is a featureless bog from the south: no place to be in mist." I would completely agree though on a modern note I would also mention that there is a particularly unpleasant variety of high barbed wire fence there also.

The Coomavoher valley rises West to East just to the south of Knockmoyle having no less than 5 lakes. (There's a sixth pond in line with the others and even higher which arguably should be included.). The picture was taken from the southern side of Coomavoher near pt 553 on the 1:50k. The two lakes are numbers 3 and 4 in height order. Actually number 5 is visible high on the extreme right - it was much clearer in the original picture. I couldn't see the "slender thread of waterfall which issues from it" as extolled by David Herman [Hillwalkers Kerry] which was a pity. The summit on the skyline is Knockmoyle and the ridge to the right leads to Knocknagantee. What remote lakes, what a fantastic wild valley! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/131/comment/1925/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
Knockmoyle (centre) showing the high plateau whic .. by eric   (Show all for Knockmoyle)
 
(End of comment section for Knockmoyle.)

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
Some mapping:
Open Street Map
(Various variations used.)
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence)
MountainViews.ie, a Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 11 Million Visitors Per Year. 1300 Contributors.