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Knockowen Mountain Cnoc Eoghain A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Eoghain [OSI], 'hill of Eoghan') Cork/ Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 658m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84 Grid Reference: V80870 55393
Place visited by 130 members. Recently by: learykid, Grumbler, mountainmike, schwann10, jimmytherabbit, Geo, FrankMc1964, JeanM, DNicholson, Juanita, sharonburns, jamesmforrest, Ulsterpooka, hivisibility, Lauranna
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Longitude: -9.725312, Latitude: 51.738796 , Easting: 80870, Northing: 55393 Prominence: 373m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 480846 555459,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckwn, 10 char: Knockowen
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

This is the highest peak in the Cahas between the Healy Pass and the Tunnels Road. Knockowen is also the name of a townland in the parish of Tuosist.   Knockowen is the second highest mountain in the Caha Mountains area and the 181st highest in Ireland.

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A fine reward awaits you .. by group   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
As described by Paddy Dillon this makes an excell .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
Peak-badger
by bryanmccabe  18 Mar 2016
It's not that common to see a badger moving in the open during the day. Today, a badger crossed about 20m in front of us at a height of 590m on the approach to Knockowen from the east. A question to anyone with knowledge of these animals - is it unusual for a badger to venture to this altitude? What might have attracted it so high on Knockowen?

Of course we should not overlook the obvious - perhaps it is a keen peak-badger? Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/175/comment/18466/
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The highest point of the central Caha ridge walk .. by milo   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
Paddy Dillon [The Mountains of Ireland] says “Kno .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
Lough Namuinna is between Knockowen and Cushnafic .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
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