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KnockmealMountainSeisceann na Maoile A name in Irish (Ir. Seisceann na Maoile [OSI], 'marsh of the bare hill')Tipperary/ WaterfordCounty, in Arderin List, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock
Height:559.5mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74Grid Reference: S10247 08341This place has been logged as visited by 165 members. Recently by: Pepe, Dean, ilenia, Lauranna, melohara, lw24, Martinpeak, tommccarthy, maike, eoghanm, William-J, t.jay, javono, AJB1971, eoghancarton I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
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. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/343/