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Knocknahillion Mountain Cnoc na hUilleann A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na hUilleann Thiar [TR], 'hill of Uillinn Thiar') Galway County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top Bedrock

Height: 607m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L87036 53756 This summit has been logged as climbed by 207 members. Recently by: IainT, salford7, TriHarder, IncaHoots, Geo, millsd1, Rory87, ericjones, tommccarthy, David-Guenot, muddyboots, aidand, t.jay, eieio, Cathal-Kelly
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.703964, Latitude: 53.521816 , Easting: 87036, Northing: 253756 Prominence: 152m,   Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 487009 753778,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncknh, 10 char: Kncknhln
Bedrock type: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top, (Bennabeola Quartzite Formation)

Rather than a hill-name, Uillinn Thiar is the name of a townland meaning 'elbow - west'.   Cnoc na hUilleann is the 272nd highest summit in Ireland.

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Of Mice and Men .. by wicklore   (Show all for Cnoc na hUilleann)
A day and a night in Joyce Country .. by Phahie   (Show all for Cnoc na hUilleann)
View of Knocknahillion (L) and Letterbreckaun (R) .. by Silver   (Show all for Cnoc na hUilleann)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cnoc na hUilleann in area Maamturks, Ireland
Picture: Maumahoge from Glenglosh
madfrankie on Cnoc na hUilleann, 2007
by madfrankie  19 Sep 2007
The col of Maumahoge is to the soth-west of Cnoc na hUilleann, and though more frequently approached from the south, the col can be handily accessed from the north.
We left the tarmac road in the Glenglosh valley at point 879 557, just where a green road ascended gently south into the valley, passing one of the Glenglosh holiday cottages. Just before this green road petered out we climbed directly to the rocky col. Binn Idir An Da Log towers to the SE, but we turned north-west (right) up the rocky slopes. The hitherto unseen lough nestling beneath Binn Idir An Da Log slowly comes into view. A minor cairn en route could confuse in mist. Great views at summit marred by a nest of flying ants hovering just above the cairn. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/260/comment/2834/
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The stony summit of Cnoc na hUilleann, looking so .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Cnoc na hUilleann)
Knocknahillion (L) and Letterbreckaun (R), taken .. by csd   (Show all for Cnoc na hUilleann)
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