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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 167 members. Recently by: sammullangalvin, DeltaP, Pepe, Dean, ilenia, Lauranna, melohara, lw24, Martinpeak, tommccarthy, maike, eoghanm, William-J, t.jay, javono
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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 372nd highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockmeal in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
Picture: As seen from Knocksculloge
 
A fine view of the eastern hills
Short Summary created by jackill,  29 Dec 2011
Park on the roadside at S112 083 A on the Mellary to Newcastle road just after you cross the border to Tipperary and an abandoned farmhouse. There is room here for 5-6 cars.
You will notice there are two tracks running side by side uphill , take the right hand one and follow it uphill and west.
After 0.75 kms follow this track left and around the side of Knockmeal for about 1km.
When the track turns left again and slightly downhill to the col with Knocknafallia you will reach a wall running up Knockmeal and to the northeast.
Follow this wall until it turns left (north ), leave the wall and cross to the summit cairn. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/343/comment/5103/
 
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)
 
Simple walk following the wall from Crohan West, .. by SDillmore   (Show all for Knockmeal)
 
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