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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 65 members. Recently by: Michaeljnr, markmjcampion, paulbrown, eoghancarton, oakesave, supersullivan, conormcbandon, scapania, Lauranna, paddyhillsbagger, TommyV, Oileanach, frankmc04, MichaelE, GoldCircle
Island visited by 72 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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockmore in area Achill/Corraun, Ireland
Picture: Croagh Padraig from Knockmore
 
tempy on Knockmore, 2010
by tempy  16 Feb 2010
Back in July 2008, I had selected a beautiful house near Killeen as our family holiday base, primarily with Mweelrea in mind. But with Clare island a distinct possibility too. One typical day, the lashing rain gave way by mid morning to bright, breezy conditions, sparking a dash to Roonagh and a lumpy crossing to Clare for me plus son Calum then aged 11. Following the track north of Knocknaveen we climbed Knockmore and had fabulous views to neighboruing islands and the mainland peaks. I've endured plenty pastings on my various trips to Ireland but over the piece the breaks even out. This was right out of the top drawer. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/571/comment/4404/
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It's not the mountain that challenges your resolv .. by milkorwater   (Show all for Knockmore)
 
Knockmore, Clare Island, taken from Minaun. The .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockmore)
 
A Short Film .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Knockmore)
 
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