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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 1135th 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   (Show all for Cashel Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cashel Hill in area South Connemara, Ireland
Picture: Cashel Hill trig with Derryclare in the background.
 
Fantastic views.
by paddyhillsbagger  9 Jan 2012
A pleasant little top with rewarding views of the Twelve Bens from the summit. Well worth a visit if you have a spare hour and still some oomph in your legs for a short steep climb. Fantastic views to seaward too. Just follow route described by vanczyz and you can't go wrong. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/947/comment/6652/
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Access info? .. by jkforde   (Show all for Cashel Hill)
 
Access info map .. by jkforde   (Show all for Cashel Hill)
 
23 Nov 2010 .. by jkforde   (Show all for Cashel Hill)
 
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