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Clomantagh Hill Hill Cnoc na Cloiche Mantaí A name in Irish
also Killoshulan an extra name in English
(poss. Ir. ‡Cnoc na Cloiche Mantaí [PDT], 'hill of An Chloch Mhantach
or the gapped stone')
Kilkenny County, in Binnion List, Cherty, muddy, calcarenitic limestone Bedrock

Height: 349m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 60 Grid Reference: S33268 65496 This summit has been logged as climbed by 15 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, chalky, FilHil, katekat, eamonoc, Fergalh, Onzy, sandman, shaunkelly, Hodkram, patphelan, wicklore, paddyhillsbagger, jackill, oldsoldier
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -7.508198, Latitude: 52.739893 , Easting: 233268, Northing: 165496 Prominence: 217m,   Isolation: 5.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 633210 665537,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ClmnHl, 10 char: ClmntghHil
Bedrock type: Cherty, muddy, calcarenitic limestone, (Clogrenan Formation)

The name Clomantagh Hill is given by Ó Ceallaigh in Cois Feoire. The word mantach is usually applied to teeth. It means 'gummy' or 'gap-toothed'. Clomantagh is a parish in the barony of Crannagh. The Irish form of this name is An Chloch Mhantach [logainm.ie]. Has been called Killoshulan.   Clomantagh Hill is the 1052th highest summit in Ireland.

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A gem in Kilkenny .. by group   (Show all for Clomantagh Hill)
Attack of the cows! .. by wicklore   (Show all for Clomantagh Hill)
Walking towards the summit your eye is drawn to t .. by jackill   (Show all for Clomantagh Hill)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Clomantagh Hill in area South Midlands, Ireland
Picture: The summit cairn looking towards the Slieve Blooms
jackill on Clomantagh Hill, 2010
by jackill  11 Feb 2010
I parked at the co-ordinates provided by oldsoldier (which is a coillte access road despite my initial concerns that it was a farm roadway) and took a quick 15 minute walk hugging the forest edge across a most unusual and unexpected karst landscape. Exposed weathered limestone, rough hillocks, hollows and hump backed, stunted trees leaning south all give this hill its gap-toothed name.Hop the stone wall, built with no mortar, at the roofless house and then follow the wall to the summit. The trig bolt is set in a square of concrete on top of a megalithic tomb. An extract from Lewis Topographical Dictionary, 1837 says the following "On the summit of Clomanto hill is circular mound of stones, 87 paces in circumference, enclosed by a circular barrier of stones, including several acres, approaching nearest to the mound on the east. Part of this circle has been destroyed; the name 'Cloghman-Ta,' signifying in the Irish language the "stone of God," is sufficiently indicative of the use to which this place was applied" A little bit differant then to the MViews name explanation. All together though both explanations suit a special and unusual little hill. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/902/comment/4358/
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Re: what is this? - Paddyhillsbagger .. by scapania   (Show all for Clomantagh Hill)
What is this? .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Clomantagh Hill)
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