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East Clare Area   S: Sixmilebridge Subarea
Place count in area: 9, OSI/LPS Maps: 52, 58 
Highest place:
Moylussa, 531.6m
Maximum height for area: 531.6 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 501.6 metres,

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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 Munster Province, in Binnion List, Red conglomerate, sandstone & mudstone Bedrock

Height: 310m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 58 Grid Reference: R52263 63439
Place visited by 70 members. Recently by: JohnRea, Jana, maryblewitt, sarahryanowen, Caherdavin1995, MichaelG55, LorraineG60, John_Murphy, magnumpig, Wildrover, FrankMc1964, cclair, aifric_n04, GoldCircle, ahogan
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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 1140th highest place in Ireland. Woodcock Hill is the most southerly summit and also the second most westerly in the East Clare area.

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Domes and dumps .. by group   (Show all for Woodcock Hill (Cnoc na gCreabhar))
 
A mild hike with panoramic views .. by YoungJohn   (Show all for Woodcock Hill (Cnoc na gCreabhar))
 
Having driven from Dublin to Killaloe, we were lo .. by osullivanm   (Show all for Woodcock Hill (Cnoc na gCreabhar))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Woodcock Hill (<i>Cnoc na gCreabhar</i>) in area East Clare, 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. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/948/comment/20097/
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