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W Limerick/N Kerry Area
Maximum height for area: 451 metres,   Summits in area: 13,   Maximum prominence for area: 299 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 64, 65, 72, 73, 79, 80 For all tops   Highest summit: Baraveha, 451m
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Knockfeerina Hill Cnoc Fírinne A name in Irish
also Knockfierna an extra name in English
(Ir. Cnoc Fírinne [LL], poss. 'hill of truth') Limerick County, in Binnion List, Volcanicastic Rocks Bedrock

Height: 288m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 65 Grid Reference: R45130 36144 This summit has been logged as climbed by 35 members. Recently by: peterfitz, Mushhaze, hendycoco, chalky, eamonoc, thomas_g, peter1, frankmc04, geohappy, deirdre.obrien, wicklore, Cossie, hivisibility, omurchu, big-jimmy-c
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.808238, Latitude: 52.474411 , Easting: 145130, Northing: 136144 Prominence: 173m,   Isolation: 6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 545090 636193,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc288, 10 char: Knckfrn
Bedrock type: Volcanicastic Rocks, (Volcaniclastic Rocks)

Cnoc Fírinne is strongly associated with fairies. Mentioned in Aodhagán Ó Rathaille's poems and in the Fionn tales, it was regarded as the seat of a deity or fairy-king called Donn Fírinne. It was also the focus of a Lughnasa gathering. It seems that Fíreann ('truth') is a re-interpretation of an old personal name Frigriu, with genitive Frigrinn. For origin of name, see Ó Maolfabhail, LECL. See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 201-06) for details of the festive assembly on the hill. Locally also spelt Knockfierna.   Knockfeerina is the 1175th highest summit in Ireland. Knockfeerina is the most northerly summit and also the most easterly in the W Limerick/N Kerry area.

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Variations on a one way system .. by group   (Show all for Knockfeerina)
 
a nice little diversion .. by scapania   (Show all for Knockfeerina)
 
Green farms and a historical red road. .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockfeerina)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockfeerina in area W Limerick/N Kerry, Ireland
Picture: Mountainview top 300!
 
A wet 300.
by paddyhillsbagger  23 Jun 2012
Decided to bag my 300th top on way down to Cork. Climbed hill from R452 356 after asking friendly farmer. Was short walk to top which was enclosed in a wet and windy shower so saw nothing but got soaked! Would be lovely walk on summers day using pdf as suggested by scapania. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/965/comment/14695/
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The Hill of the Fairies .. by hendycoco   (Show all for Knockfeerina)
 
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