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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
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Connemara in the Sun
Short Summary created by liz50, Buny Clare  27 Mar 2017
Climbed on Tuesday 07th June , 2 hrs 45min return. I went up the track from the road after the entrance to Cashel House Hotel and just before the church L80303 42385 A. Walked past the graveyard and through 2
gates to L80749 43076 B and walked around the base of the hill to the South Side I actually went too far south as it was not necessary , the southern side is more challenging . Great views of the Bens and Mamturks.
I did not return the same way and came all the way down the South side directly to the gardens of the Castle House Hotel. Before the Hotel grounds , I was delayed for 10 mins looking for a gate in order to avoid having the climb the stone wall. I would say it could be a very wet boggy walk in normal weather but the recent long dry weather made it easy on the foot. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/947/comment/5706/
 
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Big rewards for little effort. .. by TommyV   (Show all for Cashel Hill (Cnoc an Chaisil))
 
One of the finest views in the west of Ireland .. by Damian120   (Show all for Cashel Hill (Cnoc an Chaisil))
 
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