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KnocklomenaMountainCnoc an Mheannáin A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc an Mheannáin [TH], 'hill of the kid (goat)')KerryCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock
Height:641mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78Grid Reference: V79750 76568This place has been logged as visited by 77 members. Recently by: jasonmc, peter1, eamonoc, Wildrover, IainT, melohara, jacek22m, hawkeye.john62, jimgraham, eoghancarton, PeakPaul, frankmc04, Krumel, hivisibility, oldsoldier I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
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 place in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/208/?PHPSESSID=o7sti9op4p64a4lf3ch98duc81