Caoinkeen 692m mountain, Shehy/Knockboy Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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CaoinkeenMountainAn Caincín A name in Irish (Ir. An Caincín [T6000], 'snub nose or turned-up nose')Cork/ KerryCounty, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock
Height:692mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85Grid Reference: W01040 64557 Place visited by 109 members. Recently by: learykid, Grumbler, nupat, mountainmike, schwann10, bryanmccabe, Roswayman, FrankMc1964, jamesmforrest, eamonoc, Geo, trekker, hivisibility, davsheen, eugeneryan959 I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The name refers to the ridge running north from Knockboy which is abruptly truncated in a cliff. Previously Akinkeen in MV.
Caoinkeen is the second highest mountain in the Shehy/Knockboy area and the 124th highest in Ireland. Caoinkeen is the second highest point in county Cork. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/120/