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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 1363th 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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Great views of Lough Derryvaragh and the midlands .. by ger_the_sea   (Show all for Knockeyon )
 
Hill of St Eyon .. by sandman   (Show all for Knockeyon )
 
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