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Dublin Area   S: Saggart Subarea
Place count in area: 17, OSI/LPS Maps: 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
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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 997th 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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cupidstown Hill (<i>Cnoc Bhaile Cupid</i>) in area Dublin, Ireland
Picture: Cupidstown Hill from the south.
 
Plain hill above the Plains of Kildare
Short Summary created by simon3, wicklore  23 Jun 2013
The highest point of Kildare is easily reached by crossing the gate at O005 202 A, and taking a 5 minute ramble up a grassy track through the trees. There has been a problem with dumping on the minor road at the gate, and even burnt out cars and dumping along the grassy track. The 10 or 15 minutes you’ll be gone might be long enough.
There is a telecommunications mast at the end of the track, with the official summit marked by a trig pillar just over a fence in a field. There are good views across the flat plain of Dublin and Kildare.

This minnow of a hill holds a large claim to fame – it is apparently named after Cromwell’s gun. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1051/comment/5810/
 
According to local legend (as told to Paul Clemen .. by wicklore   (Show all for Cupidstown Hill (Cnoc Bhaile Cupid))
 
Enhance this with a visit to Oughterard .. by Bunsen7   (Show all for Cupidstown Hill (Cnoc Bhaile Cupid))
 
Being watched! .. by hazyview   (Show all for Cupidstown Hill (Cnoc Bhaile Cupid))
 
Cupids arrow must be blunt! .. by Dessie1   (Show all for Cupidstown Hill (Cnoc Bhaile Cupid))
 
Visited Cupidstown hill as part of a County Tops .. by paulocon   (Show all for Cupidstown Hill (Cnoc Bhaile Cupid))
 
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