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Suggested Walks Starting on the detail map above. Hopefully useful.
Important Note: Walks presented here are members shared tracks shown in the hope that they may be useful to you but with no guarantee. You need to determine whether any given track is appropriate for you and your party as per these conditions.
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 30, 31, 37, 38, CBE, CBW, MSW
Highest place: Croagh Patrick, 764m Maximum height for area: 764 metres, Maximum prominence for area: 639 metres,
KnockakishaunHillCnoc an Chiseáin A name in Irish (prob. Ir. Cnoc an Chiseáin [PDT], 'hill of the little basket')MayoCounty, in Binnion List, Biotite granodiorite to syenogranite Bedrock
Height:390mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37Grid Reference: L86900 75800 Place visited by 8 members. Recently by: Garmin, chalky, Fergalh, conormcbandon, FilHil, maxim, taobear, Jamessheerin I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
This peak, situated in the townland of Tangincartoor, is unnamed on OS maps. It is named Knockakishaan on William Bald's map of Co. Mayo (1830). Previously Tangincartoor in MV. The spur to the NW (spot height 311m) is named Knocknabru_ky (with a letter apparently missing between U and K). This may represent Knocknabrusky.
Knockakishaun is the 973rd highest place in Ireland. Knockakishaun is the most southerly summit in the Croagh Patrick area. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/853/?PHPSESSID=ldt3a431lhbq0au94oq1i4ogm6