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The Hill of Mael Hill The Hill of Moat A name in English
Westmeath County, in Binnion List, Undifferentiated limestone Bedrock

Height: 241m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 41 Grid Reference: N45452 76396
Place visited by 17 members. Recently by: thomas_g, TommyMc, DeltaP, Philewis, bryanmccabe, jackill, conormcbandon, Trailtrekker, Colinandnessie, chalky, k_mcdermott, eamonoc, paddyhillsbagger, sandman, Fergalh
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Longitude: -7.312027, Latitude: 53.735383 , Easting: 245452, Northing: 276396 Prominence: 133m,  Isolation: 3.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 645391 776412,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ThHlfM, 10 char: ThHlfMl
Bedrock type: Undifferentiated limestone, (Visean Limestones (undifferentiated))

The Hill of Mael is the 1293th highest place in Ireland. The Hill of Mael is the second highest point in county Westmeath.

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Picture: Approach to The Hill of Moat
 
A typical Binnion.
by paddyhillsbagger  16 Mar 2014
The Hill of Moat encapsulates all that can be found in Binnion bagging; fences, electric and barbed, dense gorse, direction losing forestry, cow churned ground, no paths. Surprisingly these obstacles are in small doses and by carefully sticking to as many forest roads and tracks as possible (even if they take you on a rather circuitous route) then it's easy enough to reach the top and be rewarded by a trig point and fine views. On my walk I also encountered Shellduck and Wigeon in turloughs near the farm, a pair of bright Redpoll in the woods, singing Skylark and Meadow Pipit on the slopes and a solitary Red Grouse at the top. Spring is definitely in the bird song! Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1226/comment/15923/
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Unusually named hills with great views. .. by Fergalh   (Show all for The Hill of Mael)
 
Perhaps best approached from the north west .. by melohara   (Show all for The Hill of Mael)
 
Westmeath's unappreciated diversity .. by bryanmccabe   (Show all for The Hill of Mael)
 
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