Cupidstown Hill

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Cupidstown Hill
County Kildare
Trig point at summit of Cupidstown Hill - - 223982.jpg
Cnoc Bhaile Cupid
Range: Wicklow Mountains
Summit: 1,243 feet O00572060
53°13’36"N, 6°29’41"W

Cupidstown Hill is a hill in north-eastern County Kildare, on the fringes of the Wicklow Mountains. At 1,243 feet, it is the highest summit in Kildare, almost twice as high as the Hill of Allen.

The hill is named after the townland of Cupidstown. In the Irish language likewise it is known as Cnoc Bhaile Cupid, which is mere translation. The hill stands just above the village of Kilteel.

Notwithstanding its height, Cupidstown Hill is lesser known than other summits in Kildare as it is dwarfed by nearby mountains across the county border such as Kippure, in the counties of Dublin and Wicklow.