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Dublin Area   S: Dublin South East Subarea
Place count in area: 17, OSI/LPS Maps: 50, 56, AWW 
Highest place:
Kippure, 757m
Maximum height for area: 757 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 262 metres,

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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: 555.3m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O16328 18627
Place visited by 404 members. Recently by: ShaneMaher, abacusms, Annemcp, No1Grumbler, hood, adam.mann, thrifleganger, chrismcgivney, gaoithe, timhajda, Louise.Nolan, declantb, bingdublin, GerryCarroll, fingal
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Longitude: -6.259776, Latitude: 53.205614 , Easting: 316328, Northing: 218627 Prominence: 63m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 716252 718656,   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 400th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknagun (<i>Cnoc na gCon</i>) in area Dublin, Ireland
Picture: View of summit and tor from SW.
 
Heathery Lump on Ridge.
Short Summary created by simon3, CaptainVertigo, Harry Goodman  20 Oct 2020
This is a heathery bump on the boggy track from Killakee towards Enniskerry. For a direct approach from the W park at the forest entrance O 1413318504 A. Follow track down and around forest edge passing over a bridge. Eventually leave the track and go left steeply up the bank along a narrow rough stoney path leading to an old quarry. Go up and around the left side of the quarry and then up E and then NE along a narrow but well trodden path through the heather. This leads to the top passing on the way between two large and distinctive rock outcrops O 1610518351 B. Near the top the path becomes less distinct before reaching the very striking crags which are a little south of the heathery summit, surveyed to be 555.4m. A walk of just over 6k, over peaty ground, that can be covered between 1.25 and 1.5 hours.
Otherwise reach this summit as part of a traverse including Glendoo and Prince William's Seat. For example Track 2035 Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/351/comment/5111/
 
Knocknagun is a natural extension of any trip to .. by darrenf   (Show all for Knocknagun (Cnoc na gCon))
 
And out of the mist........... .. by Dessie1   (Show all for Knocknagun (Cnoc na gCon))
 
Cloghnagun is also likely William's Seat .. by barryd   (Show all for Knocknagun (Cnoc na gCon))
 
A visit to Knocknagun some time ago gave me the i .. by padodes   (Show all for Knocknagun (Cnoc na gCon))
 
The German Graveyard .. by wicklore   (Show all for Knocknagun (Cnoc na gCon))
 
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