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Ox Mountains Area
Place count in area: 20, OSI/LPS Maps: 16, 24, 25, 31, 32, 33 
Highest place:
Knockalongy, 544m
Maximum height for area: 544 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 490 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Knocknashee Hill Cnoc na Sí A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na Sí [logainm.ie], 'hill of the fairies') Sligo County, in Binnion List, Bioclastic cherty limestone Bedrock

Height: 276m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 25 Grid Reference: G55600 19200
Place visited by 21 members. Recently by: 40Shades, ColinCallanan, Jamessheerin, juliewoods, conormcbandon, Nick68, Garmin, maike, mountainmike, chalky, eamonoc, concorde, daveespene, dr_banuska, Fergalh
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Longitude: -8.67978, Latitude: 54.119991 , Easting: 155600, Northing: 319200 Prominence: 171m,  Isolation: 4.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 555559 819207,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc276, 10 char: Knocknashe
Bedrock type: Bioclastic cherty limestone, (Bricklieve Limestone Formation (upper))

Located in the townland of Knocknashee Common. Ir. sí can mean both 'fairy' and 'fairy mound'. It is usually masculine, and therefore this name appears to mean 'hill of the fairies'. However, since it can occasionally be feminine, the meaning 'hill of the fairy mound' cannot be ruled out.   Knocknashee is the 1216th highest place in Ireland.

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More to this hill than its views .. by three5four0   (Show all for Knocknashee)
 
Trig support required! .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Knocknashee)
 
Western Face conqured: July 2000. .. by daveespene   (Show all for Knocknashee)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknashee in area Ox Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Knocknashee trig with Ox Mountains behind
 
paddyhillsbagger on Knocknashee, 2009
by paddyhillsbagger  4 Oct 2009
Knocknashee has a pleasing aspect on the small road into Lavagh where I parked at 550 185 E and followed a fence up the spine of the hill to a flat plateau above. The trig cairn which looks like it has been plonked on a collapsed Megalithic cairn is at the Northern end of the hill so a short walk admiring the fine views of the nearby Ox Mountain range, scaring the resident sheep and enjoying the croaks of a pair of Raven got me there in no time at all. Looking roughly East the bulk of Kesh and it's prominent cairn is clearly visible, pity I missed viewing Knocknashee from there in my cloud covered ascent last month! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/975/comment/4178/
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"Hill of the Fairies" .. by Jamessheerin   (Show all for Knocknashee)
 
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