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South Connemara Area
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,

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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 Binnion List, Hornblende metagabbros & metanorites Bedrock

Height: 311m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 44 Grid Reference: L80000 43600
Place visited by 46 members. Recently by: paulbrown, Damian120, Wilderness, mdoc1969, StephenH16, Oileanach, markwallace, IainT, mFrank, Buny Clare, Jaak, markmjcampion, eamonoc, frankmc04, bryanmccabe
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Longitude: -9.806098, Latitude: 53.429045 , Easting: 80000, Northing: 243600 Prominence: 285m,  Isolation: 3.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 479976 743623,   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 1130th highest place in Ireland. Cashel Hill is the second most westerly summit in the South Connemara area.

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Access info map .. by jkforde   (Show all for Cashel Hill)
 
23 Nov 2010 .. by jkforde   (Show all for Cashel Hill)
 
updated link to walking route
by markmjcampion  27 Apr 2016
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 Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/947/comment/18511/
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