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Caha Mountains Area   N: Knockeirka Subarea
Place count in area: 57, OSI/LPS Maps: 83, 84, 85, 88 
Highest place:
Hungry Hill, 682m
Maximum height for area: 682 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 400 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Knockeirka Hill Cnoc Adhairce A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc Adhairce [OSI], 'hill of the horn') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Carn List, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 426m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: V93065 66676
Place visited by 19 members. Recently by: Colin Murphy, John.geary, chelman7, Taisce, Fergalh, Bernieor, madfrankie, daitho9, pdelacy, shaunkelly, ahendroff, chalky, thomas_g, vecnyhlad, DenisMc
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Longitude: -9.552322, Latitude: 51.842622 , Easting: 93065, Northing: 66676 Prominence: 181m,  Isolation: 2.5km
ITM: 493038 566739,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc426, 10 char: Knockeirka
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Knockeirka is the 824th highest place in Ireland. Knockeirka is the most easterly summit and also the second most northerly in the Caha Mountains area.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/709/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockeirka (<i>Cnoc Adhairce</i>) in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Summit marker
 
Part of a trio
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy  30 Mar 2022
One approach is via Barraduff (see that entry's short summary for approach). Many people do this hill as part of a trio of Carns (Barraduff, Knockeirka & Killaha), although the walk is lengthy and involves many ups and downs. If you approach from Barraduff, the walk from there is a straightforward 2.5km, with the final kilometre being a fairly gentle slope up to the summit, which is marked by rocks and a wooden pole. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/709/comment/5468/
 
3 summits, 2 hours, 1 beautiful location .. by Conor74   (Show all for Knockeirka (Cnoc Adhairce))
 
A shapely Top .. by three5four0   (Show all for Knockeirka (Cnoc Adhairce))
 
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