Tag Archives: Cnocura

Happy Easter to All!

  Hope this beautiful weekend finds you all happy and healthy. It’s been a busy couple of months as I am re-vamping my blogs and website. The Ring of Beara Blog will continue on a less sporadic schedule; I’ll be traveling … Continue reading

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Climbing Knockgour (Cnocura) Mountain, County Cork, Ireland

The decision to hike up Cnocura Mountain  (pronounced locally as Conna-Coora) (481 m in height) was inspired by my curiosity about a battle described by Liam O’Dwyer in his book, “Beara in Irish History”. According to O’Dwyer a fierce battle … Continue reading

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