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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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Domes and dumps .. by group   (Show all for Woodcock Hill)
 
A mild hike with panoramic views .. by YoungJohn   (Show all for Woodcock Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Woodcock Hill in area Shannon, Ireland
Picture: Are "they" watching us!!
 
osullivanm on Woodcock Hill, 2009
by osullivanm  25 Oct 2009
Having driven from Dublin to Killaloe, we were looking for a relaxing, undemanding walk which would, hopefully, provide good views of the surrounding countryside. Our eyes were drawn to Woodcock Hill - a relatively isolated hill, standing at 310m and accessible by road, - it looked as though it would fit the bill. We parked at R519638 A to walk the final few hundred metres to the top. The Irish Aviation Authority has a radar unit on the top which includes two rather interesting looking white dome-shaped structures. As anticipated, we enjoyed a panoramic view of the area including parts of the Shannon and Limerick City. We met a number of other walkers and formed the impression that this is an excellent spot for a relaxing weekend stroll!. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/948/comment/4226/
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Giant golf ball .. by TommyV   (Show all for Woodcock Hill)
 
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