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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 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 1126th highest place in Ireland. Cashel Hill is the second most westerly summit in the South Connemara area.

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Fantastic views. .. by paddyhillsbagger   (Show all for Cashel Hill (Cnoc an Chaisil))
 
Access info? .. by jkforde   (Show all for Cashel Hill (Cnoc an Chaisil))
 
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23 Nov 2010 .. by jkforde   (Show all for Cashel Hill (Cnoc an Chaisil))
 
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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