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Dunkerron Mountains Area
Place count in area: 65, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

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Knocknacusha Mountain Cnoc Osaidh A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Osaidh [TH], 'hill of the encampment') Kerry County, in Arderin List, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 547m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78&83 Grid Reference: V67543 78222
Place visited by 45 members. Recently by: MichaelE, eamonoc, jimbloomer, Grumbler, Fergalh, David-Guenot, Lauranna, FrankMc1964, ckilm, ilenia, Wilderness, melohara, hawkeye.john62, thomas_g, hivisibility
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Longitude: -9.926831, Latitude: 51.940717 , Easting: 67543, Northing: 78222 Prominence: 252m,  Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 467524 578266,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncknc, 10 char: Knckncsh
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

This peak overlooks Ballaghisheen (Ir. Bealach Oisín). The anglicisation Knocknacusha seems unrelated to Cnoc Osaidh and suggests an Irish form Cnoc na Coise.   Knocknacusha is the 427th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknacusha in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Thou shall not pass!
 
Access issue
by thomas_g  30 Jul 2017
There is now a no trespassing sign on the gate at approx V701782 A, I believe (unconfirmed) that it was put there by the new owner of the house at V694 778 B. This effectively rules out access via the track on the west side of the lake. One possibility is to climb up to SH 261m and go along the ridge, this does however lengthen the approach fairly significantly. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/364/comment/19617/
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