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Knockmealdown Mountains Area   W: West Knockmealdowns Subarea
Place count in area: 17, OSI/LPS Maps: 74, 82, EW-K 
Highest place:
Knockmealdown, 792.4m
Maximum height for area: 792.4 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 682.7 metres,

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Knockshanahullion Mountain Cnoc Seanchuillinn A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc Seanchuillinn [OSI], 'hill of the old holly' or 'hill of
the old steep slope')
Tipperary County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 653.3m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R99951 10440
Place visited by 280 members. Recently by: johncusack, JohnFinn, Taisce, Sweeney, Barrington1978, Beti13, JohnRea, Alanjm, LiamG1951, breathp, Ansarlodge, childminder05, Musheraman, DNicholson, Bunsen7
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Longitude: -8.001455, Latitude: 52.246167 , Easting: 199951, Northing: 110440 Prominence: 317m,  Isolation: 2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 599900 610493,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc653, 10 char: Knckshnhln
Bedrock type: Medium grained pink-purple sandstone, (Knockmealdown Sandstone Formation)

Knockshanahullion is the 190th highest place in Ireland. Knockshanahullion is the second most northerly summit in the Knockmealdown Mountains area.

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Standing stones and a reek of rocks .. by group   (Show all for Knockshanahullion (Cnoc Seanchuillinn))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockshanahullion (<i>Cnoc Seanchuillinn</i>) in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Knockshanahullion from the summit of Knocknalougha
 
The Lesser Known Knockmealdowns
by JohnFinn  20 Oct 2022
Most walkers visiting the Knockmealdowns are likely to head for the eponymous mountain by way of the Sugarloaf with the starting and finishing point at the Bay Lough car park. The lesser visited western hills of the range are well worth visiting too. We started and finished at the Crow Hill car park (A in the map) and we did a circular loop taking in Knockclugga,Knockshanahullion and Knocknalougha. It is an easy 12 km hike without any significant ascents or descents.

There are a couple of curious man-made rock sculptures near the summit of Knockshanahullion: one is a dolmen about four feet high and the other, standing proudly erect a small distance away, is an unmistakable phallus shaped creation made from three stones and is about six feet high. Do they date from the megalithic period perhaps? Was the phallus shaped one the site of some ancient annual fertility ceremony involving druids and maidens cavorting in the nude? Alas, no. I assumed they were created in the last year or so but I was surprised to see a photo of the dolmen in Simon 3's report from 2003 in which he described it as "modern-megalithic" :-) The fact that it has remained intact nineteen years on is impressive and a credit to the people who built it. I don't know if the other one was there in 2003 or if it's of more recent vintage but they are both interesting and amusing curiosities and worth checking out.

A note for those intending to travel to the Crow Hill car park from the south: I drove from Carrigtwohill in East Cork and the satnav took me through a torturous route via Conna and Araglen. Avoid. Instead, take the M8 as far as Mitchelstown and thence via Ballyporeen. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/188/comment/23708/
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Knockshanahullion is readily reached from the sam .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockshanahullion (Cnoc Seanchuillinn))
 
A nice 11km loop that takes in this summit and Kn .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Knockshanahullion (Cnoc Seanchuillinn))
 
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