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Dunkerron Mountains Area   NE: Knocknagapple Subarea
Place count in area: 64, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

Places in area Dunkerron Mountains:
Cen: An Bheann Mhór:   An Bheann Mhór 674.7mAn Bhinn Láir 514mCoomcallee 648.9mBeann na Stiocairí 673.1mCoomnahorna 590mGlanbeg 485.8mSlievenashaska 578mSlievenashaska South Top 566m
Cen: Knocknagantee:   Knockmoyle 684mFinnararagh 667mCnoc Breasail 591mKnocknagantee 676mKnocknagantee West Top 553mCoomnacronia 636mCoomura Mountain 666m
Cen: Mullaghanattin:   An Cnoc Riabhach 534mBeann 752mBeann Far SW Top 636.2mBeann NE Top 692mBeann South Top 639mBeann SW Top 657mSallagh 570mMullaghanattin 773mMullaghanattin East Top 594mSallagh South-West Top 543m
E: Kenmare:   Gortamullin 205mKnockanaskill 356mLetter South 362m
N: Knocknacusha:   Knocknacusha 547m
NE: Knocknabreeda Ridge:   Crossderry 489mKnocknabreeda 569mMothaillín 506m
NE: Knocknagapple:   Bascadh 595mBascadh West Top 569mBoughil 631mCnoc na gCapall 639mKnocklomena 641m
NE: Stumpa Dúloigh:   Broaghnabinnia 745mKnockaunanattin 569mKnockaunanattin West Top 467mStumpa Dúloigh 784mStumpa Dúloigh SE Top 780mStumpa Dúloigh SW Top 663m
SW: Caherdaniel:   Farraniaragh Mountain 468mEagle Hill 155mReenearagh 162mBeenarourke 304mKnocknasullig 117mCahernageeha Mountain 499m
SW: Coad ( Castle Cove ):   Beenrour 418mEagles Hill 549mMullaghbeg 509m
SW: Coomduff:   Coomduff 244m
SW: Deenish:   Deenish Island (2) 144m
SW: Esknaloughoge:   Esknaloughoge 416mEsknaloughoge North Top 420m
SW: Scarriff:   Scarriff Island 252m
SW: Sneem:   An Bheann Mhór 308mDereenavurrig Hill 261mKnockanamadane 270mKnocknafreaghane 313mKnocknagullion 413m
SW: Staigue:   Staigue Top 459mStaigue NE Top 435m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Knocklomena Mountain Cnoc an Mheannáin A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc an Mheannáin [TH], 'hill of the kid (goat)') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 641m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V79750 76568
Place visited by 101 members. Recently by: annem, Grumbler, glencree, learykid, No1Grumbler, nevgeoran, obanboy, Ulsterpooka, mountainmike, daitho9, colmo23, Fergalh, John.geary, FrankMc1964, jamesmforrest
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Longitude: -9.748858, Latitude: 51.928765 , Easting: 79750, Northing: 76568 Prominence: 406m,  Isolation: 1.7km
ITM: 479727 576628,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncklm, 10 char: Kncklmn
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

In the OS Name Book John O'Donavan suggests the derivation Cnoc Lomannach [JOD], 'hill of the pinnacle'. This would account for the anglicised form Knocklomena. There seems to be some confusion between Ir. meannán, 'a kid goat' and mionnán, 'a pinnacle'.   Knocklomena is the 214th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/208/
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Out on its own .. by group   (Show all for Knocklomena (Cnoc an Mheannáin))
 
This mountain is most closely related to the ridg .. by milo   (Show all for Knocklomena (Cnoc an Mheannáin))
 
Yes it's the obvious gully. It's a real scramble. .. by sbender   (Show all for Knocklomena (Cnoc an Mheannáin))
 
Reeks and Spectre from summit (29-12-03.) .. by milo   (Show all for Knocklomena (Cnoc an Mheannáin))
 
Climbed Knocklomena today as part of a ring walk .. by sbender   (Show all for Knocklomena (Cnoc an Mheannáin))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocklomena (<i>Cnoc an Mheannáin</i>) in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Knocklomena from the lower slopes of Bascadh
 
Scramble from the south east
by markmjcampion  30 Mar 2021
Having managed to get down from Bascadh to Lough Beg in one piece, I skipped across the stepping stones at the south of Lough Fadda, took a deep breath and went for it! I was initially aiming quite a bit to the left to gain a relatively easy ridge but I kept getting drawn in to the steeper ground straight ahead [starting at approx. V80220 76289 C] where opportunities for all grades of scrambling were on offer. There were a few blind alleys along the way but there were always plenty of options and plenty of little ramps too which was great as a respite from the more heart-in-mouth stuff!
If you've a head for heights and are used to scrambling I'd strongly recommend giving it a go.
The descent to the col on the road above Lough Brin was easy enough especially the first km which had enough snow on it to afford a little recklessness! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/208/comment/22607/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
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