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KnocknasheeHillCnoc na Sí A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc na Sí [logainm.ie], 'hill of the fairies')SligoCounty, in Binnion List, Bioclastic cherty limestone Bedrock
Height:276mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 25Grid Reference: G55600 19200This 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 I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
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. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/975/