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Knocklomena Mountain Cnoc an Mheannáin A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Mheannáin [TH], 'hill of the kid (goat)') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 641m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V79750 76568 This summit has been logged as climbed by 69 members. Recently by: jimgraham, eoghancarton, PeakPaul, frankmc04, Krumel, hivisibility, oldsoldier, tsheehy, shaunkelly, skhg, marcheur92, muddyboots, Onzy, sandilandsn, chalky
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Longitude: -9.748873, Latitude: 51.928774 , Easting: 79750, Northing: 76568 Prominence: 406m,   Isolation: 1.7km
ITM: 479726 576629,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncklm, 10 char: Kncklmn
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

In the OS Name Book John O'Donavan suggests the derivation Cnoc Lomannach [JOD], 'hill of the pinnacle'. This would account for the anglicised form Knocklomena. There seems to be some confusion between Ir. meannán, 'a kid goat' and mionnán, 'a pinnacle'.   Knocklomena is the 216th highest summit in Ireland.

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Out on its own .. by group   (Show all for Knocklomena)
 
This mountain is most closely related to the ridg .. by milo   (Show all for Knocklomena)
 
Reeks and Spectre from summit (29-12-03.) .. by milo   (Show all for Knocklomena)
 
Climbed Knocklomena today as part of a ring walk .. by sbender   (Show all for Knocklomena)
 
Photo 2 .. by milo   (Show all for Knocklomena)
 
Superterence on Knocklomena, 2009
by Superterence  8 Jun 2009
Sbender, read your peice on Knocklomena, just a question about that gully you mentioned. Is it it is the obvious one in the photo? you made it to 3/4 height, was it a scramble to this point and what was it like after? I am a bit of a gullyophile you see and I have noticed this route before. Would like to visit it this summer. Any more info on it?
Cheers Superterence. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/208/comment/3829/
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