Knocknagussy 456m hill, Partry/Joyce Country Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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KnocknagussyHillCnoc an Mháma A name in Irish also An Bhinn Dubh an extra name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc an Mháma [logainm.ie], 'hill of the pass')GalwayCounty in Connacht Province, in Carn List, Schists, grits, metavolcanics, mylonitic Bedrock
Height:456mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 38Grid Reference: L97903 53450 Place visited by 27 members. Recently by: Fergalh, GSheehy, Cobhclimber, markmjcampion, Garmin, AndyWorsnop, ColinCallanan, eamonoc, paddyhillsbagger, chalky, SFlaherty, John Smyth, Aongus, taobear, Frank12345 I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The English name, Knocknagussy, appears to be an anglicisation of a different Irish name from that recorded by Tim Robinson on his map of Connemara: Binn Dhubh, 'black peak'; and also from that recorded at logainm.ie: Cnoc an Mháma. Knocknagussy suggests Cnoc na Giúise, 'hill of the pine tree', or Cnoc na Giúsaí, giúsach being a collective noun. In Connemara it can refer to pine found in the bog or bog-deal (giús portaigh) [Dinneen].
Cnoc an Mháma is the 712th highest place in Ireland. Cnoc an Mháma is the most southerly summit in the Partry/Joyce Country area. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/600/