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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 163 members. Recently by: ilenia, Lauranna, melohara, lw24, Martinpeak, tommccarthy, maike, eoghanm, William-J, t.jay, javono, AJB1971, eoghancarton, PeakPaul, jonto1983
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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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockmeal in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Knockmeal from the north
 
mneary34 on Knockmeal, 2005
by mneary34  11 Aug 2005
The route from Crohan West to Knockmeal is as shown in the attached photo. There are the remnants of two almost parallel walls across a heathery col and there did not appear to be any obvious path which might indicate that this is not a frequently walked area. See Knocknafallia for a continuation of the traverse. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/343/comment/1873/
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