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West Cork Mountains Area   NW: Knockboy Subarea
Place count in area: 62, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 79, 85, 86, 88, 89 
Highest place:
Knockboy, 704.8m
Maximum height for area: 704.8 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 685 metres,

Places in area West Cork Mountains:
Cen: Maughanaclea:   Maughanaclea Hills East Top 470mMaughanaclea Hills West Top 452m
Cen: Shehy More:   Shehy More 545.6mShehy More SW Top 446m
E: Clearagh:   Clearagh Hill 287m
E: Currane:   Currane Hill 228m
N Cen: Douce:   Douce Mountain 476mDoughill Mountain 471m
N: Carran:   Barnastooka 497mBealick 537mCarran 604mCarran Far NE Top 561mCarran Far North Top 506mCarran NE Top 555mCarran South Top 567mKnockantooreen 450m
N: Conigar:   Conigar 566mConigar SW Top 566mFoilastookeen 540m
N: Coomataggart:   Carrigalougha 423mCoomataggart 530mCoomataggart SW Top 509mDerrineanig 304mLackabaun 472mMweelin 487m
NE Cen: Carrigarierk:   Carrigarierk 343m
NW: Barraboy:   Barraboy Mountain 460mBarraboy Mountain Far East Top 456mBarraboy Mountain SE Top 409mDerroograne 468mTurners Rock 420m
NW: Knockboy:   Caoinkeen 692.8mCaoinkeen South-East Top 553.5mCoomhola Mountain 472mKnockboy 704.8mKnockboy North Top 651.2mKnockboy South Top 533.3mThe Priest's Leap 519m
NW: Knocknamanagh:   Bird Hill 412mCoomclogherane Top 449mGullaba Hill 603mKnockbrack 440mKnockbrack South Top 458mKnocknamanagh 637mKnocknamanagh NE Top 625m
S Cen: Dunmanway Hills:   Cashloura 296.8mCoolsnaghtig 295.8mInchanadreen 310m
S Cen: Nowen:   Milane Hill 354.4mMullaghmesha 494.3mNowen Hill 535.2mNowen Hill Far West Top 405.2mNowen Hill SW Top 509mPookeen North Top 319m
S: Leap Hills:   Carrigfadda 311.7mKilleigh Hill 229mKnockarudane Hill 169mKnockscagh 195m
S: Skibbereen:   Barryroe Hill 156mLick Hill 158m
W Cen: Knockbreteen:   Knockbreteen 239m
W: Bantry:   Knocknaveagh 282m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Caoinkeen South-East Top Mountain An Caincín (mullach thoir theas) A name in Irish For origin of name, see Caoinkeen. Cork County in Munster Province, in Arderin Beg List, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 553.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W02815 63788
Place visited by 34 members. Recently by: nupat, annem, Colin Murphy, eiremountains, conrad1179, jackos, Carolyn105, jackill, simon3, chelman7, Wildrover, muddyboots, daitho9, Fergalh, abcd
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Longitude: -9.410081, Latitude: 51.818457 , Easting: 102816, Northing: 63788 Prominence: 21.9m,  Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 502787 563852,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CnknSt, 10 char: CnknSthEst
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Caoinkeen South-East Top is the 413th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Caoinkeen South-East Top (<i>An Caincín (mullach thoir theas)</i>) in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Summit boulder
 
Approach from the north-east
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy  20 Jun 2022
There is parking for one or two (at a squeeze) cars at W03922 64895 starA, but be careful not to block access to the two gates. Proceed down the road that leads to Lough Nambrackderg and you will immediately see a rough track (muddy in parts) on your right, leading up the slope. Follow this until it peters out around W03237 64647 starB and then continue up and around the curve of the mountain in a S - SSW direction. The terrain is mostly grassy stretches among rocky outcrops. The summit is a large rounded outcrop. Fine views all around, particularly when the two loughs below are visible. Allow 2 hours up and down. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1437/comment/18065/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Caoinkeen South-East Top (<i>An Caincín (mullach thoir theas)</i>) in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Lough Nambrackderg
Hills and Water
by Onzy  16 Aug 2015
To the northeast of the summit, at a height of 263m, lies the pretty Lough Nambrackderg. A short walk taking in the summit and a circuit of the lake is possible from parking at W03922 64895 starA. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1437/comment/18207/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Caoinkeen South-East Top (<i>An Caincín (mullach thoir theas)</i>) in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Lough Nambrackderg & Lough Beg
 
Scrambled legs
by thomas_g  12 Dec 2015
Onzy's comment had reminded me that I'd been meaning to do the circuit of Lough Nambrackderg for some time.
One route up is the spur between Lough Nambrackderg and Lough Beg which is a good scramble, with a few unprotected moves on slippery rock.
Other options from this side are the gully on the south side of Lough Nambrackderg which looked easy enough as gully climbs go and possibly the easiest option, the spur to the south of Lough Beg. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1437/comment/18405/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Caoinkeen South-East Top (<i>An Caincín (mullach thoir theas)</i>) in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Cainkeen tops from Conigar.
Serious cliffs above Lough Nambrackderg
by simon3  6 Jun 2018
The Caoinkeens can be seen well from the vicinity of Conigar. Caoinkeen SE is to the left, the main summit to the right. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1437/comment/19941/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Caoinkeen South-East Top (<i>An Caincín (mullach thoir theas)</i>) in area West Cork Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Rock sheep of the top.
 
The top
by simon3  1 Jul 2021
The top has this fine roche moutonnée. Ice has passed over the rock, smoothing to the right of the picture, plucking the highpoint shown in the centre. Much of the rock around the summit area is like this . great for resting out of the wind when it is coming from the right direction.
In this particular photo, we were surveying the height of the summit. Previously we had found a suitable candidate for the col between this summit and Caoinkeen so we can get a reasonably accurate prominence figure. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1437/comment/23199/
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Competing Summits
by Onzy  21 Jul 2015
Caoinkeen South East Top is easily reached from Caoinkeen itself. From the northeast, the summit looks almost like a ridge, with a number of prominences competing for the highpoint. The summit area itself however, is more plateau-like with three definite contenders for the honour, with W02812 63787 starC registering highest for me. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1437/comment/18206/
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