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Blackstairs Mountains Area   N: Blackstairs North Subarea
Place count in area: 13, OSI/LPS Maps: 68 
Highest place:
Mount Leinster, 794.4m
Maximum height for area: 794.4 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 706.4 metres,

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Knockroe Mountain Cnoc Rua A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc Rua [PNCC*], 'red hill') Carlow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin List, Pale, fine to coarse-grained granite Bedrock

Height: 538.8m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 68 Grid Reference: S81945 49645
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Longitude: -6.791564, Latitude: 52.592313 , Easting: 281946, Northing: 149645 Prominence: 97.3m,  Isolation: 3km
ITM: 681876 649690,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckr, 10 char: Knockroe
Bedrock type: Pale, fine to coarse-grained granite, (Blackstones Type 2 Equigranular Granite)

Knockroe is the 448th highest place in Ireland. Knockroe is the third highest point in county Carlow.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockroe (<i>Cnoc Rua</i>) in area Blackstairs Mountains, Ireland
 
mneary34 on Knockroe, 2004
by mneary34  29 Nov 2004
I headed for Knockroe from Mount Leinster and the route presents no difficulties in good visibility. I had the benefit of a marvellous winter evening and approaching sunset as per the photo. Knockroe is the mountain left of centre in the photo. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/376/comment/1351/
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Ballyhoura on Knockroe, 2005
by Ballyhoura  6 Jan 2005
This is a picture of Knockroe taken from the Blackstairs mountains. The peak in the background is Mount Leinster. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/376/comment/1407/
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csd on Knockroe, 2004
by csd  6 Apr 2004
The Aughnabirsky River provides pleasant companionship on the walk up to Knockroe. This picture was taken at 834 486 A, looking downstream. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/376/comment/913/
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csd on Knockroe, 2004
by csd  6 Apr 2004
We parked at the forest entrance on the R702 at 835 478 B, and approached Knockroe from the Aughnabrisky River. The forest tracks aren't exactly as shown on Sheet 68, but if you keep going NW through the forest from the end of the marked track, you'll eventually hit the river. Following the river avoids the fenced pasture and the steeper sections of the ascent to Knockroe. The picture shows the view from the summit looking NE, with the cairn and some ruined walls (which provide shelter from the wind), with Black Rock Mtn in the middle distance. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/376/comment/912/
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Ballyhoura on Knockroe, 2005
by Ballyhoura  6 Jan 2005
Another picture of Knockroe (on the left of the picture with Mt. Leinster behind it) taken from the Blackstairs Mountains. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/376/comment/1408/
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