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Dublin Area   S: Saggart Subarea
Place count in area: 18, OSI/LPS Maps: 43, 50, 56, AWW 
Highest place:
Kippure, 757m
Maximum height for area: 757 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 262 metres,

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Cupidstown Hill Hill Cnoc Bhaile Cupid A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc Bhaile Cupid [logainm.ie], 'hill of Cupidstown') County Highpoint of Kildare in Leinster Province, in County Highpoint List, Chloritic, feldspathic greywacke Bedrock

Height: 378.6m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 50 Grid Reference: O00560 20577
Place visited by 298 members. Recently by: Caherdavin1995, ConMack23, AntrimRambler, annem, TippClimbers, Paddym99, Wallymee, grzywaczmarcin, nupat, wozbridge, MickM45, eoghancarton, owen, Kirsty, WozzaB
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Longitude: -6.495045, Latitude: 53.226342 , Easting: 300561, Northing: 220577 Prominence: 54m,  Isolation: 2.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 700487 720606,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CpdsHl, 10 char: CpdstwnHil
Bedrock type: Chloritic, feldspathic greywacke, (Glen Ding Formation)

Cupidstown Hill is the highest point in Co. Kildare. However, it is on the fringes of the Dublin Mountains and is dwarfed by other nearby hills such as Seefingan and Kippure, both on the Dublin/Wicklow county boundary. It is therefore less well known than certain lesser heights in Co. Kildare, such as Dunmurry Hill (231m) and the Hill of Allen (202m), which dominate their surroundings to a greater extent. Cupidstown and Cupidstownhill are names of townlands in the parish of Kilteel.   Cupidstown Hill is the 1003th highest place in Ireland. Cupidstown Hill is the most westerly summit in the Dublin area. Cupidstown Hill is the highest point in county Kildare.

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Cupidstown delight .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Cupidstown Hill (Cnoc Bhaile Cupid))
 
Because once is never enough... .. by paulocon   (Show all for Cupidstown Hill (Cnoc Bhaile Cupid))
 
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cupidstown Hill (<i>Cnoc Bhaile Cupid</i>) in area Dublin, Ireland
Picture: Litter marks the spot
 
What are some people like?
by Colin Murphy  3 Apr 2015
Cupidstown Hill is notable for one thing only, the shocking amount of dumping and litter everywhere. About 200m up the hill into the wood, some gobshite has gone to the trouble of hauling up an old fridge and dumping it between the trees - the effort he must have put into it makes you wonder if it simply wouldn't have been easier to simply go to the recycling centre. But everywhere there is rubbish - at the entrance gate, on the track and at the summit, which is marred by old prams, plastic sacks and all sorts of junk. The 'walk' itself takes less than 10 minutes and is worth doing merely to bag a county highpoint. But just close your eyes on the way up. Another contributor has stated that the entrance is marked by a black and yellow bar - this no longer exists. But don't worry, you'll know you're at the right place when you see the pile of junk dumped outside the gate. (See pic) Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1051/comment/17903/
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