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KnocknasillogeHillCnoc na Saileog A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc na Saileog [An tOrdú Logainmneacha (Ceantair Ghaeltachta) 2008], 'hill of the little willows')GalwayCounty, in Binnion List, Monzogranite, mafic, foliated Bedrock
Height:346mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 45Grid Reference: M01239 39728This place has been logged as visited by 15 members. Recently by: TommyV, geohappy, juliewoods, bryanmccabe, sandman, eamonoc, MichaelE, jimbloomer, chalky, peter1, tphase, taobear, Caithniadh, paddyhillsbagger, Jamessheerin I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The OS 6 map shows the name Knocknasilloge. This is confirmed by the draft place-names order for Gaeltacht areas. Shannawona is a townland name, but one clearly derived from a hill name (Ir. Seanadh means 'slope', and it is also widely used as the name of this area of hilly moorland. Leaca Donna / Lackadunna is the name of a lower peak about 1km SW of the summit.
Cnoc na Saileog is the third highest hill in the South Connemara area and the 1056th highest in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/903/?PHPSESSID=11spchefcfmla0tkfj3ng0vo83