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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Dublin Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 130, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 49, 50, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 925m
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Dublin/Wicklow:
Ballinacorbeg 336mBallinastraw 284mBallycurry 301mBallyguile Hill 188mBallyhook Hill 288mBray Head Hill 240mCarrickgollogan 276mCarrigeen Hill 298mCarrigoona Commons East 242mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mCupidstown Hill 378.6mDowns Hill 372mDunranhill 342mEagle Hill 296mKilleagh 249mKilliney Hill 153.5mKilmichael Hill 267mKilnamanagh Hill 217mKnockannavea 400.8mKnockree 342mMount Kennedy 365.9mSlieveroe 332mWestaston Hill 270m
Dublin Mountains:   Corrig Mountain 617.1mGlendoo Mountain 586mKippure 757mKnocknagun 555mMountpelier Hill 383mPrince William's Seat 555mSaggart Hill 396.9mSeahan 647.3mSeefin 620.6mSeefingan 722.9mTibradden Mountain 467mTwo Rock Mountain 536m
Wicklow Mountains:   Annagh Hill 454mBallinacor Mountain 531mBallinafunshoge 480mBallineddan Mountain 652mBallycumber Hill 431mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mBaltinglass Hill 382mBarranisky 280mBenleagh 689mBlack Hill 602.2mBrockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 548mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCarrick Mountain 381mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigleitrim 408mCarriglineen Mountain 455mCarrignagunneen 561mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mChurch Mountain 544mCloghernagh 800mCollon Hill 238mConavalla 734mCorriebracks 531mCorrigasleggaun 794mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mCullentragh Mountain 510mCushbawn 400mDerrybawn Mountain 474mDjouce 725.5mDuff Hill 720mFair Mountain 571.2mFananierin 426mGravale 718mGreat Sugar Loaf 501mKanturk 523mKeadeen Mountain 653mKirikee Mountain 474mKnocknacloghoge 534mLakeen 357mLittle Sugar Loaf 342mLobawn 636mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mLuggala 595mLugnagun 446.2mLugnaquilla 925mMaulin 570mMoanbane 703mMoneyteige North 427mMullacor 657mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 795mMuskeagh Hill 397mPreban Hill 389mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 641mScarr North-West Top 561mSeskin 344mSilsean 698mSleamaine 430mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1mSlievecorragh 418mSlievefoore 414mSlievemaan 759mSorrel Hill 599.5mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mStoney Top 714mStookeen 420mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563mTinoran Hill 312mTomaneena 682.4mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTonlagee South-East Top 546mTrooperstown Hill 430mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Knocknagun Mountain Cnoc na gCon A name in Irish
also Cloghnagun an extra name in English
(prob. Ir. Cnoc na gCon [PDT], 'hill of the dogs') Dublin/ Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin List, Pale grey fine to coarse-grained granite Bedrock

Height: 555m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O16367 18553
Place visited by 387 members. Recently by: brendanjrehill, rollingwave, ColmGeraghty, mgtrose, Ulsterpooka, justynagru, Wildrover, jgfitz, Gergrylls, abcd, Grumbler, TipsyDempy, JohnA, leonardt, Prendo
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Longitude: -6.259197, Latitude: 53.204921 , Easting: 316367, Northing: 218553 Prominence: 63m,  Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 716292 718580,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc555, 10 char: Knocknagun
Bedrock type: Pale grey fine to coarse-grained granite, (Type 2e equigranular)

Cloch na gCon, 'stone of the dogs', is the name of the remarkable boulder near the summit [PNCW].   Knocknagun is the 395th highest place in Ireland.

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Follow this place's comments Picture about mountain Knocknagun in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: On a very windy day it was a great sheltering place.
robw017 on Knocknagun, 2009
by robw017  17 Jan 2009
I have been a casual walker for a few years now, and have walked this route several times, from Military Road. It is the first occasion that I had the time to go all the way up to the Cairn, althought my dogs didnt really appreciate the distance. Walking along the tree line diverting from the gravel track was slightly wet, then the route upwards (sorry cannot remember the vector) was quite boggy. The weather before was quite wet, but the day before was dry and the day itself was dry and windy but cloudy. Quite alot of water rolling off the bogs into the channels along the path of the treeline. This website is a fantastic resource. Linkback:
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Picture: Knocknagun's Tor
murphysw on Knocknagun, 2005
by murphysw  22 Mar 2005
As the other contributors say the 'path' between PWS and Knocknagun is certainly boggy. If you keep a few yards to either side of it you'll make life easier for yourself. The picture shows the Tor near the summit. The summit itself is nondescript and unmarked. [Editor's Note: the environmental advice is to stay in the middle of an eroded path if you can, or failing that move several metres to the side.) Linkback:
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Another bit of the Auld Sod forever Deutschland
by buttlekeswick  11 Apr 2011
I did read on a website some years ago that a German who was interned in Ireland during the war (I think he was some sort of spy) and whodied shortly afterwards had a Nazi flag drapped over his coffin when he was burried. I can't think that there were many such funerals in Europe post May 1945.

(The website (I think) gave a potted history of Templelouge. It told the story too of how some aristocrat prevented the hanging of a relative his by threatening to cut off Dublin's water supply if it occured!) Linkback:
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Dubliners! Carpe Montes!
by CaptainVertigo  3 Sep 2012
I am sure that I have been as guilty as the rest of you of condescension towards the Dublin Mountains. After all The Elect don't like to think that the common people can experience heaven without enduring considerable hardship. I will concede that the nearer the city the greater the intrusion, the damage, the risk and the crowd. I had almost expected to see armed men burning stolen cars and burying the odd victim on those hills. My message to Dublin residents is this. These mountains are so very close to you. Resolve now that you will visit Prince William's Seat, Knocknagun and Glendoo on a sunny June morning about 6am. The baddies will all be just gone to bed . You'll be perfectly safe. And the world will be your oyster. Very few cities are blessed with such a platform. Try to make time to watch kernowclimber's and mcrtchly's little YouTube film. It will give you a flavour, just a taste, of what lies above. Linkback:
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