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Central Dingle Area   Cen: Annascaul Lake West Subarea
Place count in area: 25, OSI/LPS Maps: 70, 71, 78 
Highest place:
Beenoskee, 826m
Maximum height for area: 826 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 491 metres,

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Knockmulanane Mountain Cnoc Mhaoilionáin A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc Mhaoilionáin [OSI], 'Mulfinan's hill' [OSNB]) Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Rhythmically bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 593.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q56816 04876
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Longitude: -10.093907, Latitude: 52.177584 , Easting: 56816, Northing: 104876 Prominence: 51.36m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 456797 604931,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc593, 10 char: Knckmlnn
Bedrock type: Rhythmically bedded sandstone, (Ballymore Sandstone Formation)

The legend is told of Loch an Scáil, the mountain lake. The word scál… has associations with Lugh, but in this legend it is the name of a woman who lived near the lake. Scál Ní Mhurnáin she was called. A giant was about to carry her off and she sent word to Cúchulainn to defend her. Cúchulainn stood on top of the mountain to the east of the lake [Dromavally Mountain]. The giant was on the summit of the opposite western mountain [Knockmulanane]. They exchanged challenges in verse-form and then began their battle which consisted of throwing rocks at each other across the valley. It lasted for a week, at the end of which Cúchulainn was hit and moaned with pain. When Scál heard the moaning she thought her defender was killed and she leaped into the lake and was drowned (Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' , pp. 208-09).   Knockmulanane is the 306th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockmulanane (<i>Cnoc Mhaoilionáin</i>) in area Central Dingle, Ireland
Picture: From the summit of Cnoc na Bánóige
 
Airy ridge with sea and upland views. Cliffs to the east.
Short Summary created by simon3, Colin Murphy, jackill  23 Jan 2022
From the east: start from the car park beside Lough Annascaul Q58253 05092 starA and ascend directly up the steep eastern slope. This becomes tricky around 400m elevation when you must ascend through a narrow gully which involves some climbing - and a warning - this can be a little dangerous in wet conditions. After that continue directly west for about 500m to reach Knockmulanane. From carpark to cairn took 1 hour 20 mins.
From the west: Start from the car park at the Connor pass Q49054 05587 starB.
Cross the main road and head due east uphill following a distinct track for 200 meters, then keep east and had for An Cnapán Mór and then to Cnoc na Bánóige and An Cnapán Mór.
The summit has great views to the sea of Dingle Bay to the south, to the north and the rough upland plateau of central Dingle and to the east towards Dromavally and the eastern part of Central Dingle. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/288/comment/5048/
 
What a day! the old legs were certainly tested at .. by jackill   (Show all for Knockmulanane (Cnoc Mhaoilionáin))
 
Climbed this mountain yesterday with a view to wa .. by GregFM   (Show all for Knockmulanane (Cnoc Mhaoilionáin))
 
We Parked at 582051 D in the small car park .. by three5four0   (Show all for Knockmulanane (Cnoc Mhaoilionáin))
 
Parked the car at a small parking area beside Lou .. by evanewan   (Show all for Knockmulanane (Cnoc Mhaoilionáin))
 
Fairly level topped ridge .. by Bunsen7   (Show all for Knockmulanane (Cnoc Mhaoilionáin))
 
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