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Midlands SW Area , NE: Templederry Subarea
Feature count in area: 44, by county: Tipperary: 36, Limerick: 8, OSI/LPS Maps: 52, 53, 54, 58, 59, 60, 65, 66
Highest Place: Keeper Hill 691.6m

Starting Places (31) in area Midlands SW:
Ballincurra Hill South, Ballyhourigan Wood Loop Walk, Barnane Lodge, Castlewaller Wood Forest Road, Coillte Knockanroe, Commanealine Wood, Commaun Beg North, Cullaun South, Cummer South, Curreeny Wood, Doonane Forest Carpark, Foildhine Mulkeir Rivers, Glenaneagh Park, Glenstal Wood CP, Gortagarry Hill West, Greenan Cross, Knockadigeen Hill SW, Knockanora East, Knockanully, Knockaviltoge East, Knockfune Wood Bend, Knockmaroe Wood, Knockmehill South, Knockteige SW, Nicker, Raven's Rock, Ring Hill West, River Doonane, The Lookout, Tobernagreana, Upperchurch

Summits & other features in area Midlands SW:
Cen: Mauherslieve: Cummer 405m, Foilduff 400m, Knockmaroe 411m, Mauherslieve 543m
E: Upperchurch Hills: Knockalough 427m, Knockaviltoge 364m
N: Knockshigowna: Knockshigowna 212m
NE: Devilsbit: Benduff 455m, Black Hill 228m, Devilsbit Mountain 480m, Gortagarry 458m, Kilduff Mountain 445m, Knockanora 433m
NE: Templederry: Ballincurra Hill 403m, Commaun Beg 403m, Cooneen Hill 467m, Coumsallahaun 320m, Knockadigeen Hill 402m
NW: Arra Mountains: Corbally Hill 339m, Tountinna 457m
NW: Silvermine Mountains: Silvermine Mountains East Top 479m, Silvermine Mountains Far East Top 410m, Silvermine Mountains West Top 489m
SE: Hollyford Hills: Falleennafinoga 388m, Foildarg 440m, Glenaneagh 420m, Gortnageragh 418m, Knockastanna 444m, Knockbane 433m, Lackenacreena 413m, Ring Hill 426m, Tooreen 457m
SW: Slieve Felim: Cullaun 460m, Derk Hill 236m, Knockroe 204m, Knockseefin 235m, Slieve Felim 427m, Slieve Felim East Top 423m, Slieve Felim South Top 407m
W: Keeper Hill: Bleanbeg 368m, Boolatin Top 446.6m, Keeper Hill 691.6m, Knockane 411m, Knockfune 452m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Knockadigeen Hill, 402m Hill Cnoc Duíginn A name in Irish,
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(Ir. Cnoc Duíginn [OSI], 'hill of Duígeann'), Tipperary County in Munster province, in Carn Lists, Knockadigeen Hill is the 937th highest place in Ireland.
Grid Reference R93524 70883, OS 1:50k mapsheet 59
Place visited by: 31 members, recently by: Krzysztof_K, JohnRea, Dee68, Colin Murphy, LiamG1951, sarahryanowen, Mugg, maryblewitt, mlmoroneybb, MichaelG55, FrankMc1964, cclair, peter1, sandman, jasonmc
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
Longitude: -8.096735, Latitude: 52.789207, Easting: 193524, Northing: 170883, Prominence: 137m,  Isolation: 1.5km, Has trig pillar
ITM: 593475 670915
Bedrock type: Greywacke, siltstone & grit, (Hollyford Formation)
Notes on name: Duígeann or Duibhgeann is a personal name meaning 'dark head'. It is the origin of the surname Ó Duibhginn, which is anglicised as Deegan, Duigan or Deighan.
  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc402, 10 char: KnckdgnHil

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Gallery for Knockadigeen Hill (Cnoc Duíginn) and surrounds
Summary for Knockadigeen Hill (Cnoc Duíginn): Quick steep walk up with views of the NW Shannons.
Summary created by simon3 2012-07-30 10:31:15
            MountainViews.ie picture about Knockadigeen Hill (<em>Cnoc Duíginn</em>)
Picture: Knockadigeen summit viewed from Ballincurra Hill.
One way up is from the newly tarred (2012) road where there space for a few cars to park near Kn'Dig Hl (R93092 70540) without blocking gates. Ascend straight up through the forest beside a fence and later a broken wall. For an easier start find a looping track, shown on the OS 1:50000, that goes NW at first.

From the summit there are impressive views of the Benduff-Kilduff-Devilsbit ridge and some smaller unlisted summits in front of them.
Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/823/comment/5582/
Member Comments for Knockadigeen Hill (Cnoc Duíginn)

            MountainViews.ie picture about Knockadigeen Hill (<em>Cnoc Duíginn</em>)
Picture: On Knockadigeen shoulder looking towards Ballincurra
peterturner on Knockadigeen Hill
by peterturner 6 Apr 2008
Took route that is described previously. Suggest parking on left just beside ruined building which is 50m downhill from farm gate mentioned. It is possible to avoid the open fields as I had to do with dog in tow by clambering up bank and tracking along just inside the fence. Either way you eventually come across a wide stony track (the visible scar that you can see on the road from Dolla to Silvermines). Summit is trig-marked as well as a small hillfort and there are some good views to be had (especially if you walk SW from summit to the shoulder of the hill as this photo looking towards Ballincurra Hill shows. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/823/comment/3027/
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            MountainViews.ie picture about Knockadigeen Hill (<em>Cnoc Duíginn</em>)
Picture: Three wind turbines on way up Knockadigeen
peterturner on Knockadigeen Hill
by peterturner 6 Apr 2008
Took this nice photo of wind turbines on the way up Knockadigeen. Allow around one hour for the return walk I mentioned above. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/823/comment/3031/
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aidand on Knockadigeen Hill
by aidand 18 Mar 2008
Easy access up a farm track from the west side, between it and the neighbouring hill. Even though you cross through farmland there have been no access problems. Just close the gate and leave the dog at home as this is sheep country. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/823/comment/3002/
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            MountainViews.ie picture about Knockadigeen Hill (<em>Cnoc Duíginn</em>)
Picture: The view east from the summit.
csd on Knockadigeen Hill
by csd 12 Oct 2009
There's space for one car beside (but not blocking) the gate at Kn'Dig Hl (R93092 70540). I went through said gate and followed the fence that handrails the forest (on the right as you look up the hill). You can follow this fence and a wall all the way to the trig pillar at the summit for some pleasant views north and east. It shouldn't take more than 30 mins to get up from the road, so it makes an easy bag. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/823/comment/4201/
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Picture: Summit trig pillar
Obstacle course
by Colin Murphy 29 Jun 2022
I could not identify the route directly up from the road as described in the short summary, as it seems to have become completely overgrown. Instead I crossed the gate on the left that led into a dark forest track, followed it for 400m to the NW to A (R92904 70974), where it swung to the NE for 100m then turned back SE for another 400m, leaving me at a gate on the left at B (R93257 70687). Crossing this left me beside the aforementioned old wall/fence. I ascended NE up the steep slope but had to overcome multiple obstacles, including forestry, lots of gorse, briars and had to cross the barbed wire fence several times to advance. Summit area was pleasantly grassy after the earlier obstacles and marked with a trig pillar. Good, if not spectacular views all around. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/823/comment/23572/
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