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Knockmealdown Mountains Area
Place count in area: 17, OSI/LPS Maps: 74, 82 
Highest place:
Knockmealdown, 792.4m
Maximum height for area: 792.4 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 682.7 metres,

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Knockmealdown Mountain Cnoc Mhaoldomhnaigh A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Mhaoldomhnaigh [OSI], 'hill of Maoldomhnach') County Highpoint of Waterford and in Tipperary/ Waterford Counties in Munster Province, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 792.4m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: S05797 08410
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Longitude: -7.915891, Latitude: 52.227902 , Easting: 205798, Northing: 108411 Prominence: 682.74m,  Isolation: 0.9km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 605745 608465,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckml, 10 char: Knckmldwn
Bedrock type: Medium grained pink-purple sandstone, (Knockmealdown Sandstone Formation)

Knockmealdown gives its name to the range as a whole, but the earlier name for these hills, along with the lower hill country to the east, is Sliabh gCua. There is a traditional air entitled Sliabh Geal gCua na Féile, meaning 'bright Sliabh gCua of the festival'. The name Maoldomhnach means ‘devotee of the church’. The surnames derived from this are Ó Maoldomhnaigh (anglicised Muldowney) and its variant Ó Maoldhomhnaigh (anglicised Moloney). Moloney is still a common surname in the vicinity. Some sources translate the name as Cnoc Maol Donn, 'bare round hill', but this is a poor attempt to interpret the name only on the basis of the modern anglicised form. The form Knockmealdowny, recorded in the Civil Survey in 1654, shows that was clearly an additional syllable.   Knockmealdown is the highest mountain in the Knockmealdown Mountains area and the 48th highest in Ireland. Knockmealdown is the second highest point in county Waterford.

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Nice straightforward walk, great rewarding views .. by droginexile   (Show all for Knockmealdown)
 
Splendid Isolation .. by Kennyj   (Show all for Knockmealdown)
 
My nearest CHP .. by paddyobpc   (Show all for Knockmealdown)
 
Knockmealdown from the Mount Mellary/Lismore road .. by jackill   (Show all for Knockmealdown)
 
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LiamD2005 on Knockmealdown, 2010
by LiamD2005  28 Mar 2010
We started the walk at the first car park after "The Vee". There is a steep trail here that leads to the top of Sugarloaf hill.
From here you can follow the trail along a ridge between the Sugarloaf and knockmealdown itself. Nice views of Lough Moylan below. Another deceptively steep walk up to the top of knockmealdown then.
On the way down we followed the trail beside Glenanderee stream to the main road (R669) and walked back to the car from there. The entire walk took 4 hours and I would easily recommend it as a reasonably challenging walk.
Beware the cliff at the summit of Knockmealdown. Its doesn't look nearly as dangerous on any map!! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/45/comment/4542/
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Went over to the Knockmealdowns on Saturday last .. by buny clare   (Show all for Knockmealdown)
 
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