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Boggeragh Mountains Area
Place count in area: 11, OSI/LPS Maps: 79, 80 
Highest place:
Musheramore, 642.7m
Maximum height for area: 642.7 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 439 metres,
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Musheramore Mountain Muisire Mór A name in Irish
(Ir. Muisire Mór [OSI], 'great (mountain) of the Múscraige') Cork County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Red conglomerate, sandstone & mudstone Bedrock

Height: 642.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W32881 84999
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Longitude: -8.978283, Latitude: 52.013481 , Easting: 132882, Northing: 85000 Prominence: 439m,  Isolation: 2.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 532846 585059,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mshrmr, 10 char: Mshrmr
Bedrock type: Red conglomerate, sandstone & mudstone, (Old Red Sandstone (undifferentiated))

Dinneen gives a longer, more poetic name for this mountain: Muisire na Móna Móire, 'Muisire of the great bog'. Móin Mhór was the old name for a chain of hills including the Boggeragh Mountains and Nagles Mountains. The element muisire does not appear elsewhere in Irish place-names. Judging by the late 16th century forms from maps, e.g. Knock Muskery, it appears to be connected with the Múscraige, who gave their name to the barony of Muskerry. It is on the NE edge of the ancient territory of this people. Mushera has two holy wells: one at the summit for sick animals and one on its northern slopes [St. John's Well] for humans, at which mass is celebrated at midsumer (Daphne Pochin Mould, 'Discovering Cork', p.22).   Musheramore is the highest mountain in the Boggeragh Mountains area and the 209th highest in Ireland. Musheramore is the second most westerly summit in the Boggeragh Mountains area.

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In this view Musheramore is seen from Claragh Mou .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Musheramore)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Musheramore in area Boggeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: View of Musheramore from Mullaghanish
 
john_desmond on Musheramore, 2005
by john_desmond  7 Apr 2005
The picture shows a view of Musheramore as seen from Mullaghanish. Note the shoulder to the South (right) which makes Musheramore very easy to recognise from a number of angles. This is the closest 2000 ft mountain to Cork City and can be easily seen from high points near the city. It is a very easy climb, about 45 mins up and 35 mins back. Start at the Millstreet Country Park. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/204/comment/1634/
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Picture shows the easiest route up Musheramore. T .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Musheramore)
 
This is a very easy climb from the entrance of Mi .. by mart   (Show all for Musheramore)
 
In the bag in 75 minutes .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Musheramore)
 
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