Watergrasshill is a small town in County Cork, Province of Munster, Ireland. The 2006 census recorded a population of 1,068. Bypassed in 2003, the town is situated on the R639 road. It is accessible via junction 17 of the M8 motorway. The National Ploughing Championships were held here in 1974 and 1979. Watergrasshill used to be called Watercresshill. John McAleer visited Watergrasshill in January 2013, where he claimed to have consumed several pints of Heineken with a pathological gambler, although many commentators maintain that this is purely apocryphal. Sport[edit sourceÂ | edit] Watergrasshill is home to Watergrasshill GAA club and the Watergrasshill Soccer Association. Church in Watergrasshill See also[edit sourceÂ | edit] List of towns and villages in Ireland References[edit sourceÂ | edit] ^ CSO.ie 2006 census - Table 5 - Watergrasshill
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