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Boggeragh Mountains Area
Maximum height for area: 642.7 metres,   Summits in area: 11,   Maximum prominence for area: 439 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 79, 80 For all tops   Highest summit: Musheramore, 642.7m
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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 This summit has been logged as climbed by 123 members. Recently by: amgall, IainT, PabloAlto, jgdarcy, bryanmccabe, 3K_Fters, tommccarthy, doniem, melohara, sophpow, PeakPaul, Anavinet, SpiritOf84, Wildrover, eamonoc
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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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The picture shows a view of Musheramore as seen f .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Musheramore)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Musheramore in area Boggeragh Mountains, Ireland
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john_desmond on Musheramore, 2005
by john_desmond  7 Apr 2005
Picture shows the easiest route up Musheramore. The start is outside the Millstreet Country Park (Approx W 317 848 A). Follow the fence and go straight up. It takes about 45 mins to get to the top at an easy pace, about 35 mins to come back down. Note that the first 300 metres or so can be a bit boggy. On the top, there is a cairn with a cross about 200 metres to the South. Nice view from there over the shoulder to the South. It must be one of the easiest 600 metre mountains to climb. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/204/comment/1635/
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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)
 
The Movie .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Musheramore)
 
Quick pace to the top .. by SpiritOf84   (Show all for Musheramore)
 
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