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Mauherslieve Mountain Motharshliabh A name in Irish
(Ir. Motharshliabh [OSI], 'wilderness mountain') Tipperary County, in Arderin List, Greywacke, siltstone & grit Bedrock

Height: 543m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 59 Grid Reference: R87323 61938
Place visited by 48 members. Recently by: peterturner, BarnaneGoat, markwallace, ckilm, Lauranna, PeakPaul, melohara, omurchu, jlk, Grageenboy, Cobhclimber, hivisibility, simoburn, chalky, Fergalh
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Longitude: -8.188285, Latitude: 52.708791 , Easting: 187323, Northing: 161938 Prominence: 268m,  Isolation: 1.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 587276 661980,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mhrslv, 10 char: Mhrslv
Bedrock type: Greywacke, siltstone & grit, (Hollyford Formation)

Also referred to as Mother Mountain in some sources, though this seems to have no basis. Locally also called Moherclea or simply Moher. A pile of stones at the summit is called the Terrot. See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 214-15) for details of the festive assembly which took place on Mauherslieve at the end of June.   Mauherslieve is the second highest mountain in the Shannon area and the 409th highest in Ireland.

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Mother, this is hard work. .. by group   (Show all for Mauherslieve)
 
Poor neglected Mauherslieve! Its out-of-the-way n .. by csd   (Show all for Mauherslieve)
 
John Keats wrote an ode to autumn which started " .. by oldsoldier   (Show all for Mauherslieve)
 
Nice views, solitude and spirituality .. by BarnaneGoat   (Show all for Mauherslieve)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mauherslieve in area Shannon, Ireland
Picture: Mauherslieve's trig pillar, with Keeper Hill in the background.
 
csd on Mauherslieve, 2007
by csd  25 Mar 2007
The final push up to Slievemauher is a wee bit tiring if you're out of shape: you have to lift your legs up high to get through the deep heather. That said, you can easily make the summit in about an hour if you park by the livestock pen noted in my other comment. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/368/comment/2647/
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A view of Keeper Hill from Mother Mountain. Mothe .. by walker_hollick   (Show all for Mauherslieve)
 
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