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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 164 members. Recently by: Dean, ilenia, Lauranna, melohara, lw24, Martinpeak, tommccarthy, maike, eoghanm, William-J, t.jay, javono, AJB1971, eoghancarton, PeakPaul
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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)
 
View of Knockmeal from S083 112. Followed the tra .. by jackill   (Show all for Knockmeal)
 
SDillmore on Knockmeal, 2005
by SDillmore  7 Feb 2005
Simple walk following the wall from Crohan West, even considering that I walked 25m to the east to avoid the erosion of the path near the wall. It gets steep on the last 150m up to the cairn, but then it flattens out considerably, and on a clear day you are rewarded with nice views of the higher peaks to the west. Not a nice place for lunch on a windy day, though, as the peak invites mighty wind gusts. I took the edge of the forest east following the county line down to the road, and followed the road back to S115 104 D where my car was parked. I should have planned the route better to avoid the 2 km walk on pavement. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/343/comment/1469/
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