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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 50 members. Recently by: blowin, Damian120, TommyV, conormcbandon, Haulie, paulbrown, Wilderness, mdoc1969, StephenH16, Oileanach, markwallace, IainT, mFrank, Buny Clare, Jaak
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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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One of the finest views in the west of Ireland
by Damian120  6 Jan 2019
Follow the directions as detailed by the other contributors and once you are through both gates I would immediately continue on the ascent as the full impact of that remarkable Connemara vista will hit you full on. It's stunning. I've been there four times now and hope to do it again as for the life of me I cannot locate the Scrahallia Wedge Tomb which is located at the foot of Cashel Hill. Not the most challenging of hikes but trust me the scenery is striking. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/947/comment/20322/
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