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Knockane Hill An Cnocán A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. An Cnocán [PDT], 'the hillock') Tipperary County, in Carn List, Greywacke, siltstone & grit Bedrock

Height: 411m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 59 Grid Reference: R84483 66852 This summit has been logged as climbed by 23 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, hivisibility, sandman, peter1, simoburn, frankmc04, Fergalh, eamonoc, Jamessheerin, acorn, curus_lulus, conormcbandon, Peter Walker, paddyhillsbagger, FilHil
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Longitude: -8.230491, Latitude: 52.752873 , Easting: 184483, Northing: 166852 Prominence: 56m,   Isolation: 2.1km
ITM: 584440 666893,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckn, 10 char: Knockane
Bedrock type: Greywacke, siltstone & grit, (Hollyford Formation)

This hill is named Knockane Ichyatow in the Civil Survey of 1654-56, where it is mentioned as part of the boundary of the barony of Owney and Arra. The second part of this name may represent the genitive of the surname Ó Céatfhadha, still found in this corner of Tipperary, and anglicised Keaty (when not adapted to the more common name Keating). If so, Knockane Ichyatow would represent Ir. Cnocán Uí Chéatfhadha, 'Keaty's hillock'.   Knockane is the 888th highest summit in Ireland.

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Easy though rough to get to, great views. .. by group   (Show all for Knockane)
Knockane isn't so exciting, still it has a good v .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockane)
Whats that they say about Hillwalkers, never one .. by jackill   (Show all for Knockane)
A top with a view, if nothing else !
by acorn  27 Apr 2013
I drove to forestry entrance R850 665 where I startled a family of grazing deer. The forestry track will bring you to R844 663 where you turn right and continue along the track until it emerges from the forestry and comes to an end at a turning circle R846 666 G. The summit is on your left, about 200m across rough ground. Great view of Keeper. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/779/comment/14974/
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