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Knockadigeen Hill Hill Cnoc Duíginn A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Duíginn [OSI], 'hill of Duígeann') Tipperary County, in Carn List, Greywacke, siltstone & grit Bedrock

Height: 402m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 59 Grid Reference: R93524 70883 This summit has been logged as climbed by 18 members. Recently by: sandman, jasonmc, chalky, Fergalh, eamonoc, conormcbandon, simon3, YoungJohn, shaunkelly, wicklore, madfrankie, paddyhillsbagger, jackill, oldsoldier, csd
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Longitude: -8.096735, Latitude: 52.789279 , Easting: 193524, Northing: 170883 Prominence: 137m,   Isolation: 1.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 593475 670923,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc402, 10 char: KnckdgnHil
Bedrock type: Greywacke, siltstone & grit, (Hollyford Formation)

Duígeann or Duibhgeann is a personal name meaning 'dark head'. It is the origin of the surname Ó Duibhginn, which is anglicised as Deegan, Duigan or Deighan.   Knockadigeen Hill is the 935th highest summit in Ireland.

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Quick steep walk up with views of the NW Shannons .. by group   (Show all for Knockadigeen Hill)
 
There's space for one car beside (but not blockin .. by csd   (Show all for Knockadigeen Hill)
 
Took route that is described previously. Suggest .. by peterturner   (Show all for Knockadigeen Hill)
 
Took this nice photo of wind turbines on the way .. by peterturner   (Show all for Knockadigeen Hill)
 
Easy access up a farm track from the west side, b .. by aidand   (Show all for Knockadigeen Hill)
 
Knockadigeen Hill
by YoungJohn  26 Apr 2010
I stopped at road works near Templederry, having approached from Borrisoleigh, and was kindly told by a Council Worker cum fellow Hillwalker that the best access was to go through Templederry village heading due south and uphill. To go a mile plus from the village and take the first right. Then a short distance later to turn left after a concrete watertower. Then to travel a half mile to a farm house and park up beside an old farm gate leading to a very old boreen. This I did and I followed the old boreen past the stone ruins of an old village long abandoned. I followed this to its end then I climbed over a wire fence and headed across a large open field, climbing all the time at a 40% plus angle. I came across an old lane or access road but kept traversing uphill to the heather line finding the lane again to take me through the forestry (brushing past two or three sitka spruce a couple of times). The forest was of pine and it opened into a clearing at the top to reveal a trig and some grand views though these were limited by the haze that was about today the 9.03.10. I thankfully had my phone cum camera and got a couple of nice photo's. I could see Keeper, The Arra Mountains, Slieve Bernagh and Lough Derg. Northwards the Devilsbit range and way off in the haze the Slieve Blooms. Knockanora looked proudly across at Knockadigeen, its cairn prominent and the ancient hill fort below brown with ferns or bracken. The climb was steep in places and took about 35 minutes or so. Reminiscent of Gortagarry beside the 'Bit due to the trees but well worth a visit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/823/comment/4493/
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