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Dunkerron Mountains Area
Place count in area: 65, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

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Knockmoyle Mountain An Cnoc Maol A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. An Cnoc Maol [PDT], 'bald or round hill') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 684m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78/83 Grid Reference: V66514 74980
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Longitude: -9.940577, Latitude: 51.911477 , Easting: 66514, Northing: 74980 Prominence: 169m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 466492 575039,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc684, 10 char: Knockmoyle
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

Overlooks the valley of Coomura. The name was recorded in 1845 as Cruckmweel with the approval of T.E. Larcom (Lieutenant Thomas Larcom of Royal Engineers, in charge of the Ordnance Survey in Ireland) and then given a standardised anglicisation as Knockmoyle by John O’Donovan, the renowned Gaelic scholar who was later appointed Professor of Celtic Languages at Queen’s College, Belfast. The Irish name for this peak is given as Eisc an Ghalláin at logainm.ie, citing the aerial map in Ó Cíobháin’s Toponomia Hiberniae III. However, this name means ‘ravine of the standing stone’ and is marked on O’Cíobháin’s own map as a ravine leading up to this peak, not as a name of the peak itself, which is unnamed on the map.   An Cnoc Maol is the 136th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain An Cnoc Maol in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Knockmoyle from lower slopes of Coomura Mountain
 
Highpoint of the plateau east of Coomavoher
Short Summary created by Onzy  25 Feb 2015
The highpoint of the western end of the Dunkerrons, situated to the north west of the vast plain overlooking Coomavoher. Knockmoyle also overlooks Coomura to the north east. It is an uninspiring top, but with staggering views over this desolate part of Iveragh.

Knockmoyle is a peak unlikely to be climbed by itself, but to be combined with other peaks in a circuit from either the west or the south.

From the west, starting around V631739 A, a circuit of Coomavoher itself, taking in Knockmoyle and Knocknagantee, as well as any, or all of, Cnoc Breasail, Coomura Mountain and Coomnacronia, is possible. This is a long walk, and to take in all the tops would take in the order of 8 hours.

From the south, parking places at either V669712 B or V675706 C allow a circuit of Eagles Lough taking in Knocknagantee and Coomnacronia and easily extended to take in both Knockmoyle and Coomura Mountain. Around 5 hours should be allowed. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/131/comment/4891/
 
Come SW over the Ballaghisheen Pass and you can s .. by simon3   (Show all for An Cnoc Maol)
 
Knockmoyle (centre) showing the high plateau whic .. by eric   (Show all for An Cnoc Maol)
 
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