Knockaghaleague 237m hill, North Mayo Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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KnockaghaleagueHillCnoc Achadh Liag A name in Irish prob. Ir. Cnoc Achadh Liag [PDT], 'hill of Achadh Liag')MayoCounty in Connacht Province, in Binnion List, X-bedded sandstone and siltstone. Bedrock
Height:237mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23Grid Reference: G11700 34900 Place visited by 6 members. Recently by: Fergalh, Garmin, chalky, FilHil, sandman, IncaHoots I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
This hill above the town of Ballycastle is unnamed on OS maps, but is named named Knockaughaleeg on William Bald's map of 1830. It is located in the townland of Aghaleague, Ir. Achadh Liag [logainm.ie], 'field of the standing stone'. A cairn on the summit is called Seefin (from Ir. Suí Finn, 'Fionn's seat', a common name for hill-top megaliths throughout Ireland). Has been called Ballycastle Hill.
Knockaghaleague is the 1311th highest place in Ireland. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1012/