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West Clare Area , S: Ennis Hills Subarea
Feature count in area: 14, all in Clare, OSI/LPS Maps: 51, 52, 57, 58
Highest Place: Slievecallan 391m

Starting Places (16) in area West Clare:
Abbey Hill, Ballyvaughan, Ballyvelaghan Lough, Ben Dash, Derroolagh, Feenagh, Fermoyle Cottage, Glenfort, Leimaphuca, Lough Gaelan, Murroogh, Murrooghtoohy CP, Slieve Callan Wind Farm, Slieve Elva, Slievecarron, Toberkieran

Summits & other features in area West Clare:
Cen: Ennistymon Hills: Clifden Hill 189m, Knocknalarabana 204m
NE: Burren East: Abbey Hill 240m, Bouleevin 222m, Knockanes 205m, Mullagh More 180m, Slievecarran 326m
NW: Burren West: Aillwee 304m, Gleninagh Mountain 316.1m, Slieve Elva 344m
S: Ennis Hills: Ben Dash 267m, Cloontohil 190m, Slieveacurry 255m, Slievecallan 391m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Slieveacurry, 255m Hill
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, Clare County in Munster province, in no lists, Slieveacurry is the 1273th highest place in Ireland. Slieveacurry is the second most westerly summit in the West Clare area.
Grid Reference R12294 79568, OS 1:50k mapsheet 57
Place visited by: 9 members, recently by: TommyV, Krzysztof_K, JohnRea, FrankMc1964, eamonoc, Jamessheerin, conormcbandon, sandman, Fergalh
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
Longitude: -9.302889, Latitude: 52.860212, Easting: 112294, Northing: 179568, Prominence: 98m,  Isolation: 3.1km
ITM: 512263 679606
Bedrock type: Sandstone, siltstone & mudstone, (Central Clare Group)

  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvcry, 10 char: Slvcry

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Picture: Take the easy road!
New summit point?
by Jamessheerin 28 Apr 2023
For an alternative way up and especially if you are stuck for time, turn at A (R09959 79101), go through gate and park at abandoned house B (R10567 79047). Be careful if ground clearance in your car is an issue? Take right fork at C (R11004 79072), follow track left at D (R11128 78979) and it will curve around to the east... straight to the summit, eventually.
I would take issue with the grid reference given for this mountain though, its about 200m off. I found the highest spot to be I spent some time at this, checking all the high spots and lumps, both with GPS and altimeter. I would be reasonably certain that my grid ref is the proper summit?
And the tractor in the photo? It's not mine... I just borrowed it for the day! Linkback:
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Picture: cow skeleton
Look what I found! Dinosaur!
by Krzysztof_K 28 Apr 2023
During my hiking trips, I found skeletons of sheep many times. Once I came across a deer's feet and head. From these more pleasant views, I was only a few minutes late to witness the birth of a goat in the middle of winter in the mountains of Kerry.
Meanwhile, on my way to Slieveacurry, I came across the skeleton of a cow. It is certainly a loss for the farmer. Unfortunately, it wasn't a dinosaur skeleton, but it looks impressive. Linkback:
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Picture: The high seat of Clare
The tractor, a shadow of it`s former glory
by eamonoc 4 Mar 2019
Visited Slieveacurry on 27th Feb, was eagerly looking forward to finding the tractor as mentioned in James Sheerin`s
post dated 14th Oct 2016. Found it ! a shadow of it`s former glory and a sad testament to a culture of dumping in the Hils of Ireland. Having said all that Slieveacurry is a testy littlle hill with great views north to the Cliffs of Moher and Lahinch Linkback:
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Clare's finest
by Fergalh 15 Jun 2014
Park at E (R11066 79942) cross gate and proceed up track and take sharp first right. When you get near edge of forest turn due east to visible top and cross boggy hinterland. Linkback:
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Picture: Slieve Callan from summit of Slieveacurry
Slieve Callan's little brother
by TommyV 18 May 2023
Some summit baggers will have visited Slieve Callan to bag the highest point in West Clare, but few will have crossed the R460 to take in Slieveacurry. I found parking tight at the spot mentioned by Fergalh so I parked further North where the road meets a forestry track at F (R11324 80760). There is a gate a few metres down the road on the left which gives access to a farm track that leads partially up the hill. After the track ends there is little choice but to cross the wet boggy terrain, cross under a fence on a ditch, hop a drain and finally climb over a Grand Nationalesque embankment. All the hard work is rewarded by a bland unmarked summit. Still it was good to finally bag my 14th and final West Clare summit. Linkback:
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