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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.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/779/
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Easy though rough to get to, great views. .. by group   (Show all for Knockane)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockane in area Shannon, Ireland
Picture: Knockane from the flanks of Keeper Hill
 
simon3 on Knockane, 2009
by simon3  8 Mar 2009
Knockane isn't so exciting, still it has a good view of Keeper Hill from the East and views of the Silvermines.

We got there from Knockfune E top, however the route isn't easy - see piece on Knockfune E.

Looking at the map I would reckon the best place to reach it would be from the apparent forest entrance at 850664 E. We were on this track - follow it to 844633 F where you turn NE and go about 600m to the top.

To get towards Keeper Hill you need to get through the immediate trees. Do this by going E. You are funnelled into a rough, steeply descending ride. Come to a track and turn left on this, keep right, until it meets another track going N. This should bring you into sight of tracks to Keeper.

Our photo shows the rather splendid open top of Knockane. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/779/comment/3624/
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Whats that they say about Hillwalkers, never one .. by jackill   (Show all for Knockane)
 
A top with a view, if nothing else ! .. by acorn   (Show all for Knockane)
 
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