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Mourne Mountains Area , N: Rathfriland Subarea
Feature count in area: 58, all in Down, OSI/LPS Maps: 20, 29, EW-CLY
Highest Place: Slieve Donard 849m

Starting Places (33) in area Mourne Mountains:
Alex Steddom Tree, Aughrim Airstrip, Ben Crom Dam, Bloody Bridge Car Park, Carlingford Greenway, Carrick Little, Crocknafeola Wood, Crotlieve Mountain, Donard Car Park Newcastle, Drummanmore Picnic, Fofanny Reservoir, Forest Office CP, Gamekeepers Lodge CP, Happy Valley Trassey Rd, Hen Mountain CP, Leitrim Lodge CP, Mayo Road Corner, Meelmore Lodge, Newcastle Harbour, Ott CP, Red Bog Road, Rourkes Park, Sandy Brae, Silent Valley Reservoir Head Rd, Slieve Donard Trail Head, Slieve Foye Viewing Point, Slievefoy Forest CP, Spelga Dam E, Spelga Dam N, Spelga Dam S, Trassey Car Park, Two Mile River CP, Yellow Water Park

Summits & other features in area Mourne Mountains:
Cen: Loughshannagh: Ben Crom 526m, Carn Mountain 585.2m, Carn Mountain North Top 553.7m, Doan 592.6m, Ott Mountain 526.8m, Slieve Loughshannagh 617m, Slieve Muck 670.4m, Slievenaglogh 445m
E: Binnian: Slieve Binnian 745.9m, Slieve Binnian East Top 639m, Slieve Binnian North Top 678m, Slieve Binnian North Tor 682.5m, Wee Binnian 460m
E: Donard: Chimney Rock Mountain 656m, Crossone 540m, Millstone Mountain 460m, Rocky Mountain 524m, Slieve Donard 849m
E: Lamagan: Cove Mountain 654.8m, Slieve Beg 595.9m, Slievelamagan 702.2m
N: Bearnagh: Slieve Bearnagh 739m, Slieve Bearnagh North Tor 680m, Slieve Meelbeg 701.9m, Slieve Meelmore 687m
N: Castlewellan: Slievenalargy 280m, Slievenaslat 272m
N: Commedagh: Slieve Commedagh 767m, Slieve Corragh 641.9m, Slievenaglogh 584.4m, Slievenaglogh East Top 571m
N: Croob: Cratlieve 429m, Slieve Croob 534m, Slievegarran 391m, Slievenisky 446m
N: Rathfriland: Knockiveagh 235m
S: Kilkeel: Knockchree 306m
S: Rostrevor: Crenville 460m, Finlieve 578m, Slievemartin 485m, Slievemeel 420m, Slievemeen 472m
W: Hilltown: Gruggandoo 382m, Slieveacarnane 296m
W: Slievemoughanmore: Crotlieve Mountain 347m, Eagle Mountain 638m, Rocky Mountain 404m, Shanlieve 626m, Slievemoughanmore 560m, Tievedockaragh 473m, Wee Slievemoughan 428m
W: Spelga: Butter Mountain 500m, Cock Mountain 504m, Cock Mountain South-West Top 505m, Hen Mountain 354m, Pigeon Rock Mountain 534m, Pigeon Rock Mountain South Top 530m, Slievenamiskan 444m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Knockiveagh, 235m Hill Cnoc Uíbh Eachach A name in Irish,
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(Ir. Cnoc Uíbh Eachach [PNNI], 'hill of the Uí Eachach or
descendants of Eochu')
, Down County in Ulster province, in Binnion Lists, Knockiveagh is the 1321th highest place in Ireland. Knockiveagh is the second most westerly summit in the Mourne Mountains area.
Grid Reference J18247 37804, OS 1:50k mapsheet 29
Place visited by: 53 members, recently by: ElaineM76, Oscar-mckinney, Claybird007, eflanaga, Jai-mckinney, Kirsty, atlantic73, Carolyn105, dregish, trostanite, LorraineG60, PaulNolan, eejaymm, MichaelG55, Wilderness
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
Longitude: -6.18548, Latitude: 54.275408, Easting: 318247, Northing: 337804, Prominence: 150m,  Isolation: 9.9km, Has trig pillar
ITM: 718174 837808
Bedrock type: Granite, granodiorite, (Newry Granodiorite Complex)
Notes on name: The Uí Eachach Coba were an ancient population group who gave their name to four baronies in Mid-Down.
  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckvg, 10 char: Knckvgh

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Summary for Knockiveagh (Cnoc Uíbh Eachach): Quick walk, interesting view.
Summary created by simon3 2013-03-17 08:28:14
   picture about Knockiveagh (<em>Cnoc Uíbh Eachach</em>)
Picture: Venerable cairn, varied view.
An obvious way of reaching this is up a private lane starting near the Knock Reservoir Lower A (J183 374)
The lane, which is seriously concreted, is private and the owner lives to the left at the start on the main road. Follow this lane as it gradually changes to a basic track, curling round the summit area, hugh collapsed cairn and trig pillar.
This summit rises above the surrounding till and is mostly composed of sandstone. Views from the top are extensive including the Slieve Croob area, the Mournes and various smaller south Down hills. The summit is lucky to have escaped telecoms mast builders - the reservoirs it is used for are relatively neat.
Walking up and down will take you 30 to 45 mins.
A sign at the bottom of the lane says the cairn dates from 3700BCE.
Member Comments for Knockiveagh (Cnoc Uíbh Eachach)

   picture about Knockiveagh (<em>Cnoc Uíbh Eachach</em>)
Picture: View to the Mournes
A little Gem
by gerrym 10 Sep 2010
Parking for this short climb is at the entrance to Knock Resevior Lower (just past the private lane at B (J183 374)) where there is room for several cars.

The covered resevoir extends up the hillside surrounded by a high fence, simply cross the gate into the field and follow the fence uphill to a line of trees. Another field brings a track which can be followed easily to the summit, reached in 10 minutes!

The top has what looks like an old burial cairn, which has collapsed. A trig pillar stands about 30 ft and slightly lower - overlooking the higher covered resevoir. Stunning views to the western most Mournes, with the Hares Gap, Hen, Cock, eagle and more in view.

Return quite simply the way came up. Over in a flash but a really nice viewpoint for its height and a picnic would not have been out of place! Linkback:
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three5four0 on Knockiveagh
by three5four0 5 Oct 2009
Parked up in a small parking space beside a Bronte Trail info sign, at roughly C (J178 375), where we crossed an awkward fence topped by barbed wire. We crossed several more fences and negotiated areas of windbush and thistles before arriving at, what appeared to be a water pumping station, with an access track. We followed this track up hill, through a couple of gates, and sure enough it wound up hill to the summit of Knockiveagh, with its trig point just below the summit. From the summit the views of the main Mourne mountains are superb, this was my last summit in the Mournes Group and despite the rough start it was well worth the visit. On the descent we stuck to the track, which turned into a cemented lane, arriving out at a minor road round B (J183 374) by a private lane sign. From here it was only a short walk back to the car via Knock Terrace. Linkback:
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For the views
by pn_runner 23 Apr 2011
The Views are the reason (apart from logging a bag) to visit this top. I followed roughly three5four0's route all the while feeling like I was trespassing. Kept a low profile, avoiding the fields with sheep and moved fast, up and down in 18 minutes. At the bottom a passing local suggested I was far from home (car reg) but didn't seem put out that someone would have emerged on foot from one of the fields beside the Bronte lay by. Linkback:
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