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pdtempan
2006-10-02 10:01:53
"Knockpasheemore? Knocknasheemore? Knockasheemore?" from pdtempan Contract pics
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Typos or variations
A welcome comment came in recently from Loz about typos on the site, pointing out that the Wicklow peak named Clohernagh is incorrectly spelt "Cloghernagh" on the site. Thanks Laurence for spotting this. The site will be updated in due course. If anybody notices any other errors, please let MV know through this space.

On a related subject, it would also be interesting to know about OS typos, of which there are a few which are relevant to hill-walkers. I am aware of the following: Teeromoyle Mountain (Kerry) spelt "Teermoyle"; Coomcathcun (Kerry) marked "Coomeathcun"; Maumought (Galway)spelt "Maumonght"; Bengower (Galway) marked "Glengower"! Croaghonagh (Donegal) marked "Barnesmore"!

My comments about Maumought is supposition on the basis that "Maumonght" is unpronouncable and "Maumought" is the most likely solution. It would be nice if someone with local knowledge could confirm or deny this. I have asked around the Irish place-name forum without success.

I also suspect that Knockpasheemore (12 Bens, Galway) may be an error, perhaps for Knockasheemore or Knocknasheemore, and that Carnaween (Bluestacks, Donegal) may be an error for Carnaneen as Seoirse Ó Dochartaigh has Carn an Éin as the Irsh for this. Again, any local or linguistic knowledge welcomed and if you spot map other typos, please let us know. Thanks, Paul
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simon3 9 hours ago.
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Thor's Cave and the Manifold Valley
Peter Walker 5 days ago.
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Soum de l'Arraït, Montagne de Lège and Sommet de l'Oudérou from Binos
David-Guenot 2 days ago.
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Hill of Allen: Pleasant and easy stroll
TommyMc 6 days ago.
A pleasant and easy stroll from the lay-by on the Allen-Miltown road as referenced by Dessie1. Frustratingly a spacious car parking area at this spot is padlocked, meaning visitors must park in a ...

  
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Largan Hill: Having it Largan
madfrankie a week ago.
In an effort to avoid the unpleasant tree-stuff described previously, I decided to make an alternative approach. At the western end of Lough Talt I took a minor road at G38776815942 that skirts th...

  
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Buachaille Etive Mor (mostly)
Peter Walker a week ago.
Being sick on your holidays is a classic example of a First World Problem, but it's still pretty annoying. After ... walk, Len: 12.9km, Climb: 972m, Area: Stob Coire Altruim, Loch Linnhe to Loch |...

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Inishturk: A quiet place
TommyV a week ago.
Similar to Inis Mean, the middle Aran island, Inis Turk is in the middle of Clare Island and Inis Bofin and is much less visited than it's neighbours. The island itself is very small and can be hi...

  
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Cuilcagh: A classy mountain
hazyview 3 days ago.
I followed the directions (per scarecrow & others) to the second carpark & we commenced the awesome long boardwalk across the bog & up the mountain. A good challenging climb of stairs to the summi...

  
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Knockastia: Most central hill in Ireland??
TommyV a week ago.
Heading North from the little village of Rosemount will bring you near this hill. I found parking beside an old abandoned house at N24222 42974 and proceeded to walk up a road which leads to a hou...

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Meall Fuar-mhonaidh
Peter Walker a week ago.
walk, Len: 9.5km, Climb: 520m, Area: Meall Fuar-mhonaidh, Glen Affric to Glen M...

  
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Cupidstown Hill: One for the County High Pointers only!
TommyV a week ago.
The start point as mentioned by others leads to an easy walk along a forest road for about 500m before reaching the trig point. behind the mast marking the Kildare CHP. The forest trail had lots o...

  
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The return to the Orange Tree
mcrtchly a week ago.
In 2016 we first visited the Picos de Europa National Park, a 647 square kilometre wonderland that straddles Asturias, C walk, Len: 12.4km, Climb: 685m, Area: Spain, Asturias () ||


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