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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 place has been logged as visited by 168 members. Recently by: conrad1179, sammullangalvin, DeltaP, Pepe, Dean, ilenia, Lauranna, melohara, lw24, Martinpeak, tommccarthy, maike, eoghanm, William-J, t.jay
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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 place 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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockmeal in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
 
csd on Knockmeal, 2006
by csd  29 Nov 2006
For my eastern approach of Knockmeal, I parked my car on the road up from Newcastle at the start of a rough track (S112 083. From there it's a straightforward hike up to the summit of Knockmeal. There are quite a few new forestry tracks not shown on Sheet 74, so take care in poor visibility lest you end up somewhere unexpected on the way back down again. After a steep (but fairly short) slog up the eastern slopes, the rounded dome of the summit area presents itself to you. I then headed on to Knocknafallia. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/343/comment/2567/
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View of Knockmeal from S083 112. Followed the tra .. by jackill   (Show all for Knockmeal)
 
Simple walk following the wall from Crohan West, .. by SDillmore   (Show all for Knockmeal)
 
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