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Knockeyon Hill Westmeath County in Leinster Province, in Binnion List, Cherty limestone, minor shale Bedrock

Height: 214m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 41 Grid Reference: N46582 63915
Place visited by 19 members. Recently by: MickM45, ger_the_sea, ciaranr, finkey86, TommyMc, groe, Philewis, conormcbandon, jackill, Glanman2, chalky, jlk, eamonoc, paddyhillsbagger, sandman
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Longitude: -7.296776, Latitude: 53.623158 , Easting: 246582, Northing: 263915 Prominence: 128m,  Isolation: 3.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 646521 763934,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckyn, 10 char: Knockeyon
Bedrock type: Cherty limestone, minor shale, (Derravaragh Cherts)

Knockeyon is the 1365th highest place in Ireland. Knockeyon is the third highest point in county Westmeath.

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Bulls are the hazard here !
by Fergalh  2 Jan 2021
Take the (R394) Castlepollard road north of Mullingar ,after passing through Crookedwood you will come to junction for Collinstown shortly after this (the next left) you will come upon a garage on the right. Turn left until crossroads, than turn left again and park at new house being built (N4669264396 A). Proceed up track till you get to the top of the road there is a series of gates here. The gate you have to go through has beware bull sign ! Now the tricky bit the field has 5 or 6 black and white bulls, skirt around them to get to the trig pillar ! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1273/comment/15808/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockeyon  in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: Lough Derryvaragh from Knock Eyon
 
Great views of Lough Derryvaragh and the midlands from to top of Knock Eyon
by ger_the_sea  24 Jul 2020
Fabulous views from the top of Knock Eyon. A short sharp little hill with incredible views for little effort. The whole of Westmeath, Offaly (could def see Edenderry), Wicklow mountains, and not sure how far in the other direction. Great place to see the distinctive Crag and Tails formation of Lough Derryvaragh, formed by tougher chert resisting the glacier that once occupied the Lough.

The instructions from Fergalh are still to the good. The new house is now built. There is just about space to park here. Please be sensitive to a number of the residents who have erected no parking signs. Plenty of livestock around the top of the lane but nothing on the hill. Took me 10 mins from car to the top so just a short hop if you're in the area. Well worth it for the views. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1273/comment/20826/
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Picture: Summit Trig
Hill of St Eyon
by sandman  11 Mar 2014
Lough Derravaragh made famous by the "Children of Lir" in the background on a very nice spring evening from the summit area. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1273/comment/15913/
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