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Knocknacusha Mountain Cnoc Osaidh A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Osaidh [TH], 'hill of the encampment') Kerry County, in Arderin List, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 547m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78&83 Grid Reference: V67543 78222 This place has been logged as visited by 34 members. Recently by: melohara, hawkeye.john62, thomas_g, hivisibility, PeakPaul, muddyboots, shaunkelly, Wildcat, millsd1, liz50, Geo, Onzy, chalky, ciarraioch, sandilandsn
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Longitude: -9.926831, Latitude: 51.940717 , Easting: 67543, Northing: 78222 Prominence: 252m,  Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 467524 578266,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncknc, 10 char: Knckncsh
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

This peak overlooks Ballaghisheen (Ir. Bealach Oisín). The anglicisation Knocknacusha seems unrelated to Cnoc Osaidh and suggests an Irish form Cnoc na Coise.   Knocknacusha is the 428th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknacusha in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The Reeks and Coomloughra Horseshoe from afar.
 
Nice end to a day out.
by muddyboots  23 Feb 2017
Similar to the other contributors, this is not a single summit day out. I did it after Colly. It's an hour or so with a coffee break. Start at the Ballaghasheen pass (spectacular drive in & out) and head slightly westwards starting at a metal pylon. No broken fences or signs here. Skirt slightly on the west side until the first few rock shelves are climbed. I advise going up on the lefthand side (steep) and down on the left hand side (less steep). The views are superb! Summit is unremarkable. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/364/comment/18849/
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