Knockmealdown Mountains, Clogheen
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The Knockmealdown Mountains is a mountain range located on the border of counties Tipperary and Waterford in Ireland, running east and west between the two counties. The highest peak of the range is Knockmealdown, situated in County Waterford. On the western side of the summit, the range is crossed by a high pass through which runs the old mail coach road from Lismore to Clogheen.NameKnockmealdown has two interpretations of the Irish origins of its name, either Cnoc Mhaoldomhnaigh: Muldowneys' Hill or Cnoc Maol Donn: bald brown hill.Mountain peaksList of peaks in the Knockmealdown Mountains ordered by height: Knockmealdown, Cnoc Mhaoldomhnaigh (794 m)Knockmoylan, Cnoc Maoláin (768 m)Knocknafallia, Cnoc na Faille (668 m)Sugarloaf Hill, Cnoc na gCloch (663 m)Knocknagnauv, Cnoc na gCnámh (655 m)Knockshanahullion, Cnoc Seanchuillinn (652 m)Knocknalougha, Cnoc na Loiche (630 m)Knockmeal, An Cnoc Maol (560 m)Crohan West, An Cruachán (521 m)Farbreaga, An Fear Bréige (518 m)WildlifeThis mountain range is an important breeding ground for two endangered species, the red grouse and the hen harrier; cuckoo, nightjar, crossbill, buzzard and grasshopper warbler can also be seen.
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  • Fantastic walking and views in the area - the beautiful Vee. Accessible from Clogheen easily. The ascents are very manageable and great place to meet other walkers. 
  • I climbed this (2,906 ft, but less if you start at the Vee carpark) and it had spectacular views of several counties and the coast from the top. You need to be fit, though! (I wasn't, but made it) 
  • Beautiful views and drive. Views can be see from The Vee. From the website: he Knockmealdown Mountains (Irish: Sléibhte Chnoc Mhaoldomhnaigh) is a mountain range located on the border of counties Tipp...  more »