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Galty Mountains Area   Cen: Central Galtys Subarea
Place count in area: 24, OSI/LPS Maps: 66, 74, EW-G 
Highest place:
Galtymore, 917.9m
Maximum height for area: 917.9 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 820 metres,

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Knockeenatoung Mountain Cnoicín na Teanga A name in Irish, also Knockbaun an extra EastWest name in English Tipperary County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Thick-bedded pale-red sandstone Bedrock

Height: 601.3m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R89484 21930
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Longitude: -8.155048, Latitude: 52.349322 , Easting: 189485, Northing: 121930 Prominence: 66.27m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 589436 621981,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncknt, 10 char: Knckntng
Bedrock type: Thick-bedded pale-red sandstone, (Galtymore Formation)

Knockeenatoung is the 284th highest place in Ireland.

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As a footnote to the memorial, I was coming down .. by jackill   (Show all for Knockeenatoung (Cnoicín na Teanga))
 
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Jimmy barry on Knockeenatoung, 2008
by Jimmy barry  24 Apr 2008
Memorial stone: Hi Colin, the stone is in memory of the three air men Tom Gannon, Jimmy Byrne and Dick O'Reilly. They were killed when their plane crashed not far from O'Loughlins Castle on the Galtees. The three were founding members of Abbyshrule Air Club. The crash took place on the 20th of September 1976. The crash site was located by an Air Corps helicopter, and the recovery of the three men was carried out by members of the Gardi, Army, Civil Defence, members from local hill walking clubs, and local people. This Crash led directly to the setting up of SEMRA "South Eastren Mountain Rescue Association" in 1977 see www.semra.ie for more history and info on the team.
The stone was erected by family members and friends (and permission was given by local landowners) on Saturday 28th October 2006, and unvaled on the 29th by three son's of the men. On the stone are lines from the poem "High Flight" by John Gillespie Magee a young pilot killed in WW2 "Oh, I have slipped the surley bonds of earth, Put out my hand and touched the face of God"
Regards, Jimmy Barry Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/272/comment/3061/
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