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Knocknashee Hill Cnoc na Sí A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na Sí [logainm.ie], 'hill of the fairies') Sligo County, in Binnion List, Bioclastic cherty limestone Bedrock

Height: 276m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 25 Grid Reference: G55600 19200 This place has been logged as visited by 19 members. Recently by: Jamessheerin, juliewoods, conormcbandon, Nick68, Garmin, maike, mountainmike, chalky, eamonoc, concorde, daveespene, dr_banuska, Fergalh, turfymccloud, harry66
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Longitude: -8.67978, Latitude: 54.119991 , Easting: 155600, Northing: 319200 Prominence: 171m,  Isolation: 4.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 555559 819207,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc276, 10 char: Knocknashe
Bedrock type: Bioclastic cherty limestone, (Bricklieve Limestone Formation (upper))

Located in the townland of Knocknashee Common. Ir. sí can mean both 'fairy' and 'fairy mound'. It is usually masculine, and therefore this name appears to mean 'hill of the fairies'. However, since it can occasionally be feminine, the meaning 'hill of the fairy mound' cannot be ruled out.   Knocknashee is the 1097th highest summit in Ireland.

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More to this hill than its views .. by three5four0   (Show all for Knocknashee)
 
Trig support required! .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Knocknashee)
 
Knocknashee has a pleasing aspect on the small ro .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Knocknashee)
 
Western Face conqured: July 2000.
by daveespene  6 Mar 2014
We Scaled the Western sheer face in July 2000, directly up to the Trig point area. And descending by sliding most of the way back down, ruined a new pair of jeans in the process, but great fun. Will be going back soon to activate it for(ham radio) Summits On The Air as EI0DB/P. But this time using the easy way in. (dja & pala) Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/975/comment/15904/
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"Hill of the Fairies" .. by Jamessheerin   (Show all for Knocknashee)
 
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