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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 This place has been logged as visited by 130 members. Recently by: conrad1179, DeltaP, odonovansf, Juanita, KevH, corkrats, ilenia, amgall, IainT, PabloAlto, jgdarcy, bryanmccabe, 3K_Fters, tommccarthy, doniem
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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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Musheramore in area Boggeragh Mountains, Ireland
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Quick pace to the top
by SpiritOf84  16 Aug 2015
Quick climb of Musheramore on Monday, 10th August. Under pressure for time so made it to the summit in 25 minutes from the Country Park entrance. Very boggy at the beginning - don't let that put you off! Saw two people in trainers turn back but the boggy section only lasts for a couple of hundred metres. Beaten path for the whole way up. Nice view towards Macroom and the Inniscarra reservoir. I was amazed at the amount of turbines that can be seen from the summit.
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