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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 74 members. Recently by: Wildrover, IainT, melohara, jacek22m, hawkeye.john62, jimgraham, eoghancarton, PeakPaul, frankmc04, Krumel, hivisibility, oldsoldier, tsheehy, shaunkelly, skhg
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Longitude: -9.748858, Latitude: 51.928765 , Easting: 79750, Northing: 76568 Prominence: 406m,   Isolation: 1.7km
ITM: 479727 576628,   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 214th highest summit in Ireland.

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Out on its own
Short Summary created by jackill,  14 Oct 2010
Park at a little layby at V 80532 77882 A room for 3 or 4 cars . Walked up the road
a short distance to V 80608 78026 B cross the sheep wire and head up the mountain on a rough track to another fence.
Cross this fence and then follow it all the way to Knocklomenas summit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/208/comment/4968/
 
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)
 
Sbender, read your peice on Knocklomena, just a q .. by Superterence   (Show all for Knocklomena)
 
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