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Woodcock Hill Hill Cnoc na gCreabhar A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na gCreabhar [logainm.ie], 'hill of the woodcocks') Clare County, in Binnion List, Red conglomerate, sandstone & mudstone Bedrock

Height: 310m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 58 Grid Reference: R52263 63439
Place visited by 61 members. Recently by: Wildrover, FrankMc1964, cclair, aifric_n04, GoldCircle, ahogan, Humpelman, chalky, Peter Walker, la1ena, pati, TommyV, cathalferris, anekk11, dtlibra
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Longitude: -8.707214, Latitude: 52.720328 , Easting: 152263, Northing: 163439 Prominence: 265m,  Isolation: 6.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 552222 663481,   GPS IDs, 6 char: WdccHl, 10 char: WdcckHil
Bedrock type: Red conglomerate, sandstone & mudstone, (Old Red Sandstone (undifferentiated))

This hill is named in the Yellow Book of Lecan as: a mullach Slebe Shuidi in Rig ('mountain of the king's seat') and in the Book of Lismore as: Sliabh Uighi in Rig ('mountain of the king's grave') .   Woodcock Hill is the 1132th highest place in Ireland. Woodcock Hill is the second most westerly summit in the Shannon area.

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A mild hike with panoramic views .. by YoungJohn   (Show all for Woodcock Hill)
 
Having driven from Dublin to Killaloe, we were lo .. by osullivanm   (Show all for Woodcock Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Woodcock Hill in area Shannon, Ireland
Picture: So this is what the giant golf ball was!
 
Giant golf ball
by TommyV  25 Oct 2018
There is a road heading north out of the village of Cratloe out past the enterence to Cratloe Woods. After about 5 kilometers along this road at R51945 63870 B there is room to park. You will see an odd looking structure built by the Irish Aviation Authority less than 500 meters away from the road. When I was younger, driving to Limerick with my parents, this always looked like a giant golf ball on a hill, well to a young mind it did. The trig point is only another 50 meters behind this structure. From here you can see out to the Shannon estuary and also Thomond Park in all it's glory. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/948/comment/20097/
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