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West Cork Mountains Area , NW: Knocknamanagh Subarea
Feature count in area: 62, by county: Cork: 45, Kerry: 24, of which 7 are in both Cork and Kerry, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 79, 85, 86, 88, 89
Highest Place: Knockboy 704.8m

Starting Places (47) in area West Cork Mountains:
Barley Lake North, Barrboy, Caha Pass, Carranmore, Carrigacappeen, Carriganass Castle, Castle Donovan Car Park, Clearagh House, Coolkellure House, Coomhola Bridge, Corrigatirra, Cousane Gap, Cummer Lough East Road, Derreencollig Wood, Esk Boreen, Fuhiry Wood, Garinish Island Pier, Glasagarav River Bridge, Glasnacummeen Stream, Glengarriff, Glengarriff Nature Reserve CP, Gorteeniher Drimoleague Heritage Walk CP, Gortloughra River Road, Gougane Barra Oratory, Gougane Barra Park CP, Grousemount Wind Farm, Kealkill Village, Knockanuha, Knockbrack South, Lough Atooreen N, Lough Nambrackderg North, Lough Nambrackderg Wood, Lough Nambreacdearg, Mealagh Bridge, Molly Gallivan's Visitor Centre, Nowen Hill West Road, Owvane River Bridge, Pookeen North Top Road, Pooleen Wood Car Park, Priests Leap, Reenroe Bridge, River Roughty, Shandrum Concrete Silo, Sillahertane Stream, Slaheny River Horseshoe, Top of Coom, Turner's Rock Tunnel

Summits & other features in area West Cork Mountains:
Cen: Maughanaclea: Maughanaclea Hills East Top 470m, Maughanaclea Hills West Top 452m
Cen: Shehy More: Shehy More 545.6m, Shehy More SW Top 446m
E: Clearagh: Clearagh Hill 287m
E: Currane: Currane Hill 228m
N Cen: Douce: Douce Mountain 476m, Doughill Mountain 471m
N: Carran: Barnastooka 497m, Bealick 537m, Carran 604m, Carran Far NE Top 561m, Carran Far North Top 506m, Carran NE Top 555m, Carran South Top 567m, Knockantooreen 450m
N: Conigar: Conigar 566m, Conigar SW Top 566m, Foilastookeen 540m
N: Coomataggart: Carrigalougha 423m, Coomataggart 530m, Coomataggart SW Top 509m, Derrineanig 304m, Lackabaun 472m, Mweelin 487m
NE Cen: Carrigarierk: Carrigarierk 343m
NW: Barraboy: Barraboy Mountain 460m, Barraboy Mountain Far East Top 456m, Barraboy Mountain SE Top 409m, Derroograne 468m, Turners Rock 420m
NW: Knockboy: Caoinkeen 692.8m, Caoinkeen South-East Top 553.5m, Coomhola Mountain 472m, Knockboy 704.8m, Knockboy North Top 651.2m, Knockboy South Top 533.3m, The Priest's Leap 519m
NW: Knocknamanagh: Bird Hill 412m, Coomclogherane Top 449m, Gullaba Hill 603m, Knockbrack 440m, Knockbrack South Top 458m, Knocknamanagh 637m, Knocknamanagh NE Top 625m
S Cen: Dunmanway Hills: Cashloura 296.8m, Coolsnaghtig 295.8m, Inchanadreen 310m
S Cen: Nowen: Milane Hill 354.4m, Mullaghmesha 494.3m, Nowen Hill 535.2m, Nowen Hill Far West Top 405.2m, Nowen Hill SW Top 509m, Pookeen North Top 319m
S: Leap Hills: Carrigfadda 311.7m, Killeigh Hill 229m, Knockarudane Hill 169m, Knockscagh 195m
S: Skibbereen: Barryroe Hill 156m, Lick Hill 158m
W Cen: Knockbreteen: Knockbreteen 239m
W: Bantry: Knocknaveagh 282m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Knocknamanagh, 637m Mountain Cnoc na Manach A name in Irish,
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(prob. Ir. Cnoc na Manach [PDT], 'hill of the monks'), Kerry County in Munster province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Knocknamanagh is the 227th highest place in Ireland.
Grid Reference V99061 66130, OS 1:50k mapsheet 85
Place visited by: 93 members, recently by: Hjonna, DeirdreM, abcd, rhw, maoris, Carolineswalsh, Superterence, ToughSoles, Peter Walker, Krzysztof_K, jackos, johncusack, srr45, John.geary, nickywood
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
Longitude: -9.465195, Latitude: 51.838832, Easting: 99061, Northing: 66130, Prominence: 139m,  Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 499033 566193
Bedrock type: Cross-bedded sandstone & siltstone, (Slaheny Sandstone Formation)
Notes on name: On the Discovery map the name Knocknamanagh is oddly positioned N of Lough Akinkeen part way up a slope. Here it has been taken to apply to the peak about 2km to the W.
  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncknm, 10 char: Kncknmngh

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/218/
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            MountainViews.ie picture about Knocknamanagh (<em>Cnoc na Manach</em>)
simon3 on Knocknamanagh
by simon3 30 Jan 2004
The simulated landscape shows the relative placement of Knocknamanagh beside the mountains nearby. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/218/comment/831/
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            MountainViews.ie picture about Knocknamanagh (<em>Cnoc na Manach</em>)
simon3 on Knocknamanagh
by simon3 30 Jan 2004
This can be reached from the road south of Barrerneen at around A (V990 649). Ascend up a grassy slope towards the summit. Note that the OS 1:50k map positions the name “Knocknamanagh” around 2k further East. The summit affords good views of the ridge to the north east leading to Knocknamanagh NE and then Gullaba Hill (603m). These are shown in the photo. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/218/comment/830/
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            MountainViews.ie picture about Knocknamanagh (<em>Cnoc na Manach</em>)
Picture: The new Zig Zags
A New Way Up?
by CaptainVertigo 20 Sep 2015
I took the attached photograph of the southern flank of Knocknamanagh from the northern slopes of nearby Caoinkeen. By way of background I should tell you that, earlier in the day, I had walked up the Erneen valley along a gently rising boreen but I left it at B (V98257 64624) to ascend Knocknamanagh some several hundred meters before A (V990 649) being the location noted by simon3 as suitable for a straight up ascent . It occurred to me that I might encounter less steep ground by following my chosen trajectory. In any event, since I never reached A (V990 649) I didn’t gather any up-to-date intelligence that might have proved useful to those coming after me. It’s worth bearing in mind that simon3 wrote his notes in 2004 so new data would be desirable if only to confirm the status quo. I am now quite vexed with myself because it appears to me that someone has gone to trouble of constructing a mighty zig-zag road most of the way to the summit of Knocknamanagh commencing at A (V990 649) , and if one had the owner’s permission, the burden of the ascent could be considerably reduced by taking that road. I have not seen any evidence of this road or track on any map or aerial photograph. Perhaps I simply didn’t look carefully enough? Or perhaps it was only recently constructed? I am wondering what activity will be serviced by the road? Farming? Forestry? Or perhaps something more exotic. It would be a handy escape route for walkers on Knocknamanagh if anyone got into difficulties. Perhaps some of our Cork members can shed some light on this development?
POSTSCRIPT: At this stage I'm wondering if I have misunderstood my own photograph. Maybe the road in the picture is much closer to the mouth of the valley than the head of the valley? Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/218/comment/18317/
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