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KnockakishaunHillCnoc an Chiseáin A name in Irish (prob. Ir. Cnoc an Chiseáin [PDT], 'hill of the little basket')MayoCounty, in Binnion List, Biotite granodiorite to syenogranite Bedrock
Height:390mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L86900 75800This summit has been logged as climbed by 8 members. Recently by: Garmin, chalky, Fergalh, conormcbandon, FilHil, maxim, taobear, Jamessheerin I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
This peak, situated in the townland of Tangincartoor, is unnamed on OS maps. It is named Knockakishaan on William Bald's map of Co. Mayo (1830). Previously Tangincartoor in MV. The spur to the NW (spot height 311m) is named Knocknabru_ky (with a letter apparently missing between U and K). This may represent Knocknabrusky.
Knockakishaun is the 973rd highest summit in Ireland. Knockakishaun is the most southerly summit in the Croagh Patrick area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/853/