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Bolaght Mountain Loop (Includes Roads)

Bolaght Mountain: Making a Loop

Knocknasheega: Heather-covered, rounded summit surrounded by trees.

Corran: Pleasant forest track stroll

Oval route turned into a cracked egg shape by circumstance.

Knocknanask: Approach from adjoining hill.

Knocksculloge: Track on stream

The rocky rocky road to the big hill.

Knocksculloge: Ease on down the road

Broemountain: Good views from so-so top

Short walk to a small island.

Knocknasheega: The rub of the green

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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,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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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))
 
kildare high point
by wild_brian  2 Nov 2016
climbled solely for the reason of it being a county high point. actually walked to it cos there is no climbing or much altitude gained in this walk. as said its a 10 min door to door from the car. nice stroll tru the forest be it very short. fantasic views across kilteel. trig pillaer visible behind the fenced off mast.
signs of a burned car at the entrance which so many have stated before. cctv signs obviouslu not a deterrant for the car thieves. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1051/comment/18694/
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Hidden Treasure .. by march-fixer   (Show all for Cupidstown Hill (Cnoc Bhaile Cupid))
 
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