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KnockanoreHillCnoc an Fhómhair A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc an Fhómhair [logainm.ie], 'hill of the autumn')KerryCounty, in Binnion List, Mudstone, siltstone & sandstone Bedrock
Height:267mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 63Grid Reference: Q91000 42600This summit has been logged as climbed by 24 members. Recently by: Geo, hivisibility, Carrauntoohilboy, chalky, la1ena, eamonoc, atlantic73, dr_banuska, moggy40t, moggy40, paddyhillsbagger, acorn, kingstonian, TomBarry, conormcbandon I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The Irish form on the Discovery map is different from that found at logainm.ie: Cnoc an Óir, 'hill of the gold'. Knockanore is said to have been the scene of a great slaughter in ancient times. [OSNB] Tis said that there was a great monument erected in memory of the slaughter in the spot where the trigl. Station stands; it was called Lact na Fulla. [OSNB] This battle is mentioned in O'Sullevan Beare's Historiae Catholicae Iberniae Compendium. The tradition of a great battle is based on the intrepretation of the name as Cnoc an Áir [OSNB, OG], 'hill of the slaughter'.
Knockanore is the highest hill in the North Kerry area and the 1237th highest in Ireland. Knockanore is the most northerly summit in the North Kerry area and also the most easterly. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/984/