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Knockmore Hill Clare Island Island An Cnoc Mór A name in Irish
also Croaghmore an extra name in English
(prob. Ir. An Cnoc Mór [PDT], 'the great hill') Mayo County, in Carn, Irish Islands Lists, Laminated red & green siltstone Bedrock

Landing grid ref.: L71500 85200
Reachable "On Foot " Y

Height: 462m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 30 Grid Reference: L66929 86178
Place visited by 67 members. Recently by: FrankMc1964, bryanjbarry, murphysw, Michaeljnr, markmjcampion, paulbrown, eoghancarton, oakesave, supersullivan, conormcbandon, scapania, Lauranna, paddyhillsbagger, TommyV, Oileanach
Island visited by 79 members.
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Longitude: -10.020801, Latitude: 53.808217 , Easting: 66929, Northing: 286178 Prominence: 462m,  Isolation: 3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 466908 786192,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc463, 10 char: Knockmo462
Bedrock type: Laminated red & green siltstone, (Bunnamohaun Siltstone Formation)

Knockmore is the highest peak on Clare Island. Of all the Irish islands, only Achill has higher mountains than Clare. Walks: for a route taking in Bengorm, Corranabinnia and Glennamong, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 74-75. According to this source, the hill is also known as Croaghmore.   Knockmore is the 680th highest place in Ireland. Knockmore is the second most southerly summit in the Achill/Corraun area.

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Clare Island High Point .. by group   (Show all for Knockmore)
 
My sweetheart of Clare .. by gerrym   (Show all for Knockmore)
 
Wonderful island to spend a day or two exploring .. by Damian120   (Show all for Knockmore)
 
Back in July 2008, I had selected a beautiful hou .. by tempy   (Show all for Knockmore)
 
milkorwater on Knockmore, 2007
by milkorwater  15 May 2007
It's not the mountain that challenges your resolve, but the rollercoaster ferry ride on a windy, wet day. Having settled your stomach, there's a sweet walk on a perfect green road across the island, followed by a gentle bog road taking you halfway up the hill. After that, it's a straight pull to the top and the magnificent views. Well, I assume there are magnificent views, because the cloud was down and visibility was the hand in front of your face on the day I was there. Luckily, a fence guides you up - and guards you from a straight drop to the crashing waves 450 metres below. A stiff drink at the island's only hotel should be enough to fortify you for the boat trip back to Roonagh. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/571/comment/2702/
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Knockmore, Clare Island, taken from Minaun. The .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockmore)
 
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