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Knockmealdown Mountains Area
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Knocknasheega Hill Cnoc na Síge A name in Irish
Waterford County, in Carn List, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 430.4m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: S13735 05956 This summit has been logged as climbed by 20 members. Recently by: Cobhclimber, chalky, Bernieor, madfrankie, Fergalh, eamonoc, thomasgaffney, thomas_g, shaunkelly, sandman, oldsoldier, wicklore, patphelan, sbender, simon3
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Longitude: -7.79983, Latitude: 52.205704 , Easting: 213735, Northing: 105956 Prominence: 53.38m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 613681 606010,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc430, 10 char: Kncknsh430
Bedrock type: Medium grained pink-purple sandstone, (Knockmealdown Sandstone Formation)

Knocknasheega is the 789th highest summit in Ireland. Knocknasheega is the second most southerly summit and also the second most easterly in the Knockmealdown Mountains area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknasheega in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
Picture: As seen from Broemountain
 
Slightly better than no view,
Short Summary created by jackill,  5 Jun 2013
Start from the forest entrance at S13175 06653 A , room for 5 cars. Walk up the track to a junction. Turn left and walk to around S13960621 B Go SW into a ride aiming for S13782 06093 C then south along a ride to S13799 05992 D and then right to the unmarked summit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/700/comment/5459/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknasheega in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The wooded summit of Knocknasheega from BroeMountain
Tree covered, heathery and unenchanted place.
by simon3  25 Apr 2010
One way of accessing this summit is from the forest entrance at S13175 06653. Walk up the track until you come to a junction. Turn left at this and walk to around S13960621. Then head SW into a ride aiming for S1378206093 (215m at 241 degrees) where you go south along a ride to S1379905992 and then right to the summit.
The top is in a ride with not-so-great views and no cairn.
Still the name if not the mountain has a claim to fame: Knocknasheega was the mythical name of King Brian of the Leprechaun's hill in "Darby O'Gill and the Little People" a 1959 Hollywood oirish film starring Albert Sharpe, and would you believe it, Sean Connery. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052722 E/maindetails Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/700/comment/4658/
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