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Knockeirky Mountain Cnoc Adhairce A name in Irish
Ir. Cnoc Adhairce [logainm.ie], 'hill of the horn’ Cork/Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin List, Green-grey sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 577m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84 Grid Reference: V83215 55730
Place visited by 50 members. Recently by: No1Grumbler, GerSomers, eamonoc, Fergalh, abcd, Liamob, Ulsterpooka, Grumbler, mountainmike, FrankMc1964, Lauranna, shaygo, vincentez, markmjcampion, melohara
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Longitude: -9.691494, Latitude: 51.742317 , Easting: 83215, Northing: 55730 Prominence: 30m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 483190 555795,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckrk, 10 char: Knockeirky
Bedrock type: Green-grey sandstone & purple siltstone, (Gun Point Formation)

Knockeirky is the 343rd highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockeirky in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Looking back at Knockeirky from the East
 
The one that nearly got away
Short Summary created by jackill  9 Mar 2011
Park at V78640 53567 A, room for 3 cars. If the shop is closed parking is also possible at V78656 5346. There is a rough track leading east from the highest point of the pass.Pick your way upwards around easy, rock shelfs onto a level rocky ridge. As you leave this ridge look for a grassy slope on the side of Knockowen to ascend to the summit cairn on a low rock shelf.
Carry on from Knockowen to Cushnaficulla.
Drop down then over rocky ground to a broad grassy col before the final easy walk to the rocky summit marked by a small cairn. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1056/comment/6079/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockeirky in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Knockeirky cairn
New summit, new comment!
by three5four0  5 Sep 2010
A fine traverse over Knockowen & Cushnafulla leads to Knockeirky from the Healy pass road. We took in Stockeenalackareha on the way back, but why not take in Cummeenbaun as well. To make a horse shoe walk above the fine and wild Glenrastel? Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1056/comment/6083/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockeirky in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Conor74 on his mountain.
 
Crossing from Healy to Caha
by jackill  31 Oct 2010
Its not often we get to add a new summit to Mountainviews, but not so long ago it happened.
The initial suggestion was made by Mountainviews member Conor74.
And what a location, high in the Cahas glowering over Glenrastel to the north, the glistening , soggy isolation of Glenlough Mountains lake laden plateau stretching to the south.
Knockeirky doesn't look so distinctive from Knockowen, but its eastern approaches are the most impressive. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1056/comment/6154/
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