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South Connemara Area   N: Cashel Subarea
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 44, 45 
Highest place:
Shannavara, 358m
Maximum height for area: 358 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 329 metres,

Places in area South Connemara:
Cen: Kilkieran:   Cnoc Mordáin 354m
E: Moycullen:   Newtown Hill 198m
N: Cashel:   Cashel Hill 311mLettershinna Hill 192m
N: Derroura:   Cappanalaurabaun 273mKeeraunnageeragh 305m
N: Oughterard:   Cloghermore 280mKnocknasilloge 346mKnocknalee 291mLeam Hill 253m
N: Shannavara:   Knockadav 224mShannavara 358m
S: Lettermore:   Lettermore 117m
W: Roundstone:   Errisbeg 300m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Cashel Hill Hill Cnoc an Chaisil A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc an Chaisil [OSI], 'hill of an Caiseal or the stone
ring-fort')
Galway County in Connacht Province, in Binnion List, Hornblende metagabbros & metanorites Bedrock

Height: 311m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 44 Grid Reference: L80036 43672
Place visited by 53 members. Recently by: Joshua3, TommyMc, Geo, blowin, Damian120, TommyV, conormcbandon, Haulie, paulbrown, Wilderness, mdoc1969, StephenH16, Oileanach, markwallace, IainT
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Longitude: -9.805584, Latitude: 53.4297 , Easting: 80036, Northing: 243672 Prominence: 285m,  Isolation: 3.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 480012 743695,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CshlHl, 10 char: Cashel Hil
Bedrock type: Hornblende metagabbros & metanorites, (Metagabbro and Related Lithologies)

Cashel / An Caiseal is the name of a settlement south of the hill, and also a townland. The townland is named from the earth- and stone-banked 'ringfort' or cashel surrounding the old cemetery in Caiseal Ard / High Cashel. This is probably an Early Christian religious site (TR, 72). Walks: for a route to the summit from the SW, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 30.   Cashel Hill is the 1137th highest place in Ireland. Cashel Hill is the second most westerly summit in the South Connemara area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cashel Hill (<i>Cnoc an Chaisil</i>) in area South Connemara, Ireland
Picture: Cashel Hill trig with Derryclare in the background.
 
Fantastic views.
by paddyhillsbagger  9 Jan 2012
A pleasant little top with rewarding views of the Twelve Bens from the summit. Well worth a visit if you have a spare hour and still some oomph in your legs for a short steep climb. Fantastic views to seaward too. Just follow route described by vanczyz and you can't go wrong. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/947/comment/6652/
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Access info?
by jkforde  27 Jun 2010
Could someone post info on the access to Cashel Hill - thanks, it'd be a nice reason to get off the bike on a loop of Cashel Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/947/comment/5905/
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Access info map
by jkforde  6 Jul 2010
Great thanks. OSI map here: http://short.ie/7qdv34 Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/947/comment/5924/
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23 Nov 2010
by jkforde  26 Nov 2010
Went up Cashel Hill on last Tuesday 23rd Nov, what a view - 311m is a perfect easy vantage in the middle of Connemara on a crisp crystal clear winter day! FYI, if you don't want to walk the whole way to the cemetery, you can head left at the ruins of a old house in some trees, about half way to the cemetery, only one fence to cross to the top. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/947/comment/6166/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cashel Hill (<i>Cnoc an Chaisil</i>) in area South Connemara, Ireland
Picture: Cashel Hill from near Maumean.
updated link to walking route
by markmjcampion  22 Nov 2020
The link given by fkaatje below doesn't appear to be working. Try this instead
http://www.roundstone-connemara.com/styled-8/styled-36/styled-33/index.html Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/947/comment/18511/
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