We will attempt to find the highest and lowest areas of Castlegar, Galway.

As we get to them, they will be listed started at the highest. This includes housing estates and local landmarks.

This analysis is both remote and generic. Corrections by personnel on the ground are welcome at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . School project, perhaps?

For now, the following is the best we have, however unreliable.

Place Name or Location Feet Metres
Highest point of the Racecourse hill road (53.305701, -8.990167) 205 62.48

Ballinfoyle/ Balllindooley hills (53.308104, -9.044912) Map

The Old road from Coyne's shop towards Castlepark 53.289432, -8.993614

200 60.96
The Roundabout at Parkmore (near Medtronic) 180 54.864
Reservoir at Ballinfoyle (lat. 53.297392 long. -9.041295 ) Map 176 53.6448
The Galway Race Course at Ballybrit 164-174 49.987 - 53.03
Ballybrit Crescent 164 49.987
Briarhill Business Park 149 45.41

The Roundabout near the Clayton Hotel in Ballybrit (Lynch Roundabout);
Briarhill Shopping Centre Entrance

Kentucky Fried Chicken Briarhill

Ballybrit Castle

144 43.89
Briarhill National School 140 42.67
Polkeen Industrial Estate 126 38.4
The Morris Roundabout 125 38.1
Doughiska Village 120 36.576
Roundabout at Roscam - Martin 118 35.96
Castlegar National School 115 35
Spellman's Boreen - East end 109 33.22
Castlegar Church Saint Columba's 99 30.17
Killoughter Place name (53.315162 ,-9.041907) 98 29.870
Lackagh Rock Quarry, Coolough, Menlo 97 29.565
Merlin Park Castle 97 29.565
Coolough Junction / Roundabout 96 29.26
Ballygurrane Village 93 28.346

An Póst Sorting Office (behind building), Tuam road.

53.298581, -9.006393

92 28.041
Font Roundabout, Tuam road. 92 28.041
The Trappers Inn (Jacksons) pub
90 27
Supermac's Tuam Road 87  
Church of the Good Shepherd / Castlegar Pitch 81 24.68
The Galway Plate Restaurant 80 24
Carrowbrowne Place name (53.313691,-9.02719) 79 24.079
Two Mile Ditch (centered around Roadstone and K.P.H.) 76 23
Leaders shop (memorial cross Monument) 74 22.5
Monument on Monument road, Menlo 73 22.25
Cappanabornia 68 20.7

Glenburren Housing Estate

68 20.7
Ballindooley Cross Roads 60 18.28
Ballindooley Castle 60 18.28
Barr Aille 59 17.98
Clada Minerals, Ballindooley Map 58 17.67
Saint Peter and Paul Church in Coolough 55 16.76
Menlo National School 52 15.84
The Junction at Monument road in Menlo 50 15.24
Cluain Riocard near the shops 49 15
Terryland Graveyard 45 13.71
Carrowbrowne Graveyard 44 13.41
Castle in Castlegar Village 40 12.192
Coopers Cave 37 11.277
Ballindooley Lake 36 11
Menlo Castle 29 8.8392
Currach Mór Bridge, Sylaun, Headford Road (N84) 53.342060, -9.019188
Menlo Pier
26 7.9248
Killeen Townland 100, upwards  
Parkmore 100 ft., upwards  
Coolough (North) 45 approx.  

*Values are more comparitive than accurate.