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Knockatee Hill Cnoc an Tí A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Tí [logainm.ie], 'hill of the house') Kerry County in Munster Province, in Binnion List, Green-grey sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 330m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84 Grid Reference: V77500 60400
Place visited by 34 members. Recently by: bandre, Fergalh, daitho9, eamonoc, GoldCircle, Wildrover, FrankMc1964, davsheen, markmjcampion, jgdarcy, Corkerry, kmicheal, osullivanm, simon3, IainT
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Longitude: -9.775837, Latitude: 51.783048 , Easting: 77500, Northing: 60400 Prominence: 175m,  Isolation: 2.6km
ITM: 477476 560464,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc330, 10 char: Knockat330
Bedrock type: Green-grey sandstone & purple siltstone, (Gun Point Formation)

The name probably refers to Derreen House, located to the south of this hill near Lauragh. This interpretation seems preferable to Cnoc an tSí, 'hill of the fairy-mound', given in some sources.   Knockatee is the 1091th highest place in Ireland.

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Small hill with a massive view. .. by group   (Show all for Knockatee)
 
Small summit mighty views! .. by three5four0   (Show all for Knockatee)
 
Author of one of Ireland's best hillwalking books .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Knockatee)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockatee in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
 
Small but Perfectly Formed. Excellent Views for the Effort.
by ciarraioch  7 Aug 2020
Might be a nice one for the family on a dry day or an easy introduction to the hills for casual walkers. Climbed on a cloudy and drizzly February afternoon from the road on the saddle between Cnoc a' Ti and Cnoc an Uaignis. Had a lash at the latter as well (see separate entry) , although that was a much longer affair. Between the combings of cloud, excellent views onto Lauragh & Kilmackilogue and the Cummeengeera Horseshoe as well as across the bay down towards Caherdaniel. The poignant monument at the summit to Richard Mersey is a fitting tribute on the very first hill he climbed back in the '40s. Richard in his book 'The Hills of Cork and Kerry', captured as no other the sentiments of those of us who love this glorious corner of the world. Go ndeanfaidh Dia trocaire ar a anam uasal. [ Please be aware that another post refers to a different view of Richard Mersey's character ] Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/924/comment/6562/
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Fairy in the sunshine. .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockatee)
 
Beara Views .. by davsheen   (Show all for Knockatee)
 
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