Cashel Hill 311m hill, South Connemara Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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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
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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 1131th highest place in Ireland. Cashel Hill is the second most westerly summit in the South Connemara area.

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Picture: Trig point looking directly across to the Glencoghan Horseshoe.
 
Big rewards for little effort.
by TommyV  29 Oct 2018
The church mentioned by liz050 is a good place to park for this hike or If you are pressed for time it's possible to drive to the graveyard. At the graveyard there is a gate that leads out to the open hillside. A short steep climb North West will take you to the summit of the hill. The views of the Maumturks and the Twelve Bens from here are second to none. A fantastic little gem of a hill. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/947/comment/20106/
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