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Caoinkeen Mountain An Caincín A name in Irish
(Ir. An Caincín [T6000], 'snub nose or turned-up nose') Cork/ Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 692m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W01040 64557
Place visited by 97 members. Recently by: hivisibility, davsheen, eugeneryan959, Ulsterpooka, Wilderness, strangeweaver, PaulaMc, ilenia, JimMc, PaulNolan, oakesave, DeltaP, msammon, shaygo, Dean
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Longitude: -9.436043, Latitude: 51.825053 , Easting: 101040, Northing: 64557 Prominence: 107m,  Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 501011 564620,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cnkn, 10 char: Caoinkeen
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

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.

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There is perhaps some confusion about the name of .. by simon3   (Show all for Caoinkeen)
 
3 hours of misery and no summit bagged. .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Caoinkeen)
 
Richard Mersey’s “The Hills of Cork & Kerry” call .. by simon3   (Show all for Caoinkeen)
 
Take two
by thomas_g  5 Apr 2013
Back again for another go.
Started at W023657 A (room for 1 car), there is more space to park (3-4 cars) about 400m to the north. Followed the track from the parking space towards the north side of the lake, following a track right through a gate to keep gaining height. Pass the caravan on your way up to the ridge and follow the fence to the top. You should summit in about an hour. follow the fence SE and turn east when the terrain permits, heading northward after the lake to make a bee line for the car. The going is best described as rough, you'll need to follow the shelves westward when your way is blocked to north. In good conditions you should complete the loop in under three hours. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/120/comment/14964/
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Easy ascent from the S .. by David-Guenot   (Show all for Caoinkeen)
 
The first significant top on the Beara borders wa .. by milo   (Show all for Caoinkeen)
 
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