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Knockmealdown Mountains Area
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Knockmeal Mountain Seisceann na Maoile A name in Irish
(Ir. Seisceann na Maoile [OSI], 'marsh of the bare hill') Tipperary/ Waterford County, in Arderin List, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 559.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: S10247 08341 This summit has been logged as climbed by 161 members. Recently by: melohara, lw24, Martinpeak, tommccarthy, maike, eoghanm, William-J, t.jay, javono, AJB1971, eoghancarton, PeakPaul, jonto1983, walker26, markmjcampion
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.850767, Latitude: 52.227213 , Easting: 210248, Northing: 108341 Prominence: 57.92m,   Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 610195 608395,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc560, 10 char: Knockmeal
Bedrock type: Medium grained pink-purple sandstone, (Knockmealdown Sandstone Formation)

Another possible interpretation is 'sedge of the hornless cow' as maol is feminine in this name. However, note that this peak is in the townland of Meoul, which actually suggests Ir. meall, 'lump', rather than maol.   Knockmeal is the 395th highest summit in Ireland.

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A fine view of the eastern hills .. by group   (Show all for Knockmeal)
Knockmeal is the most easterly of the 500m mounta .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockmeal)
Knockmeal from the side of Knocknafallia. The w .. by jackill   (Show all for Knockmeal)
For my eastern approach of Knockmeal, I parked my .. by csd   (Show all for Knockmeal)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockmeal in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
jackill on Knockmeal, 2004
by jackill  24 Oct 2004
View of Knockmeal from S083 112. Followed the track(there are two side by side) for approx. 0.75 km. The track then swings around to the south west (not shown on map) just above the trees in the photo towards Knocknafallia.- I didn't follow this track but went straight ahead 0.5 kms over bog and heather to the summit cairn of Knockmeal. From Knockmeal I followed the wall as marked on the map over to Crohan West. Very wet afternoon - at least I tested the new jacket ! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/343/comment/1273/
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Simple walk following the wall from Crohan West, .. by SDillmore   (Show all for Knockmeal)
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