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Dunkerron Mountains Area   N: Knocknacusha Subarea
Place count in area: 64, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

Places in area Dunkerron Mountains:
Cen: An Bheann Mhór:   An Bheann Mhór 674.7mAn Bhinn Láir 514mCoomcallee 648.9mBeann na Stiocairí 673.1mCoomnahorna 590mGlanbeg 485.8mSlievenashaska 578mSlievenashaska South Top 566m
Cen: Knocknagantee:   Knockmoyle 684mFinnararagh 667mCnoc Breasail 591mKnocknagantee 676mKnocknagantee West Top 553mCoomnacronia 636mCoomura Mountain 666m
Cen: Mullaghanattin:   An Cnoc Riabhach 534mBeann 752mBeann Far SW Top 636.2mBeann NE Top 692mBeann South Top 639mBeann SW Top 657mSallagh 570mMullaghanattin 773mMullaghanattin East Top 594mSallagh South-West Top 543m
E: Kenmare:   Gortamullin 205mKnockanaskill 356mLetter South 362m
N: Knocknacusha:   Knocknacusha 547m
NE: Knocknabreeda Ridge:   Crossderry 489mKnocknabreeda 569mMothaillín 506m
NE: Knocknagapple:   Bascadh 595mBascadh West Top 569mBoughil 631mCnoc na gCapall 639mKnocklomena 641m
NE: Stumpa Dúloigh:   Broaghnabinnia 745mKnockaunanattin 569mKnockaunanattin West Top 467mStumpa Dúloigh 784mStumpa Dúloigh SE Top 780mStumpa Dúloigh SW Top 663m
SW: Caherdaniel:   Farraniaragh Mountain 468mEagle Hill 155mReenearagh 162mBeenarourke 304mKnocknasullig 117mCahernageeha Mountain 499m
SW: Coad ( Castle Cove ):   Beenrour 418mEagles Hill 549mMullaghbeg 509m
SW: Coomduff:   Coomduff 244m
SW: Deenish:   Deenish Island (2) 144m
SW: Esknaloughoge:   Esknaloughoge 416mEsknaloughoge North Top 420m
SW: Scarriff:   Scarriff Island 252m
SW: Sneem:   An Bheann Mhór 308mDereenavurrig Hill 261mKnockanamadane 270mKnocknafreaghane 313mKnocknagullion 413m
SW: Staigue:   Staigue Top 459mStaigue NE Top 435m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Knocknacusha Mountain Cnoc Osaidh A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc Osaidh [TH], 'hill of the encampment') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Arderin List, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 547m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78&83 Grid Reference: V67543 78222
Place visited by 47 members. Recently by: daitho9, mountainmike, MichaelE, eamonoc, jimbloomer, Grumbler, Fergalh, David-Guenot, Lauranna, FrankMc1964, ckilm, ilenia, Wilderness, melohara, hawkeye.john62
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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 428th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknacusha (<i>Cnoc Osaidh</i>) in area Dunkerron Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Knocknacusha on the approach from Ballaghisheen
 
There and back again
Short Summary created by Peter Walker, jackill  20 Nov 2018
You can start at Ballaghisheen, a mountain pass V671 792 A. Space here for 3-4 cars. Ballaghisheen is at just over 300m so the climb to the top at around 551m is not a great strain.
There is a sign advising that access is prohibited however the broken fence and tracks uphill indicate access must be frequent.
Head uphill skirting around the mountains east side initially which will being you to the bottom of a deep, wide cleft in the ridge. It is pointless trying to climb up before this as you need to descend into it and climb out of this cleft in any case to access the summit route.
Climb up then skirting the steep edge of a corrie-like cliff (no water though) before heading directly for the flat grassy summit. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/364/comment/5123/
 
A visit to Knocknacusha is probably best seen as .. by simon3   (Show all for Knocknacusha (Cnoc Osaidh))
 
While you are on Knocknacusha take a walk along t .. by simon3   (Show all for Knocknacusha (Cnoc Osaidh))
 
As Simon has suggested, this works well as a shor .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Knocknacusha (Cnoc Osaidh))
 
Nice end to a day out. .. by muddyboots   (Show all for Knocknacusha (Cnoc Osaidh))
 
Pic show summit marked by a small pile of stones. .. by colin murphy   (Show all for Knocknacusha (Cnoc Osaidh))
 
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