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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 This summit has been logged as climbed by 41 members. Recently by: omurchu, jlk, Grageenboy, Cobhclimber, hivisibility, simoburn, chalky, Fergalh, eamonoc, jasonmc, Onzy, peter1, CoraC, sandman, Geo
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.1883, Latitude: 52.708791 , Easting: 187323, Northing: 161938 Prominence: 268m,   Isolation: 1.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 587275 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 434th highest in Ireland.

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Mother, this is hard work.
Short Summary created by jackill,  27 Oct 2010
Access from the forestry entrance at R858 652 A (Point A), room for 2-3 cars. Walk on an access road for about 2.5 kms to R86178 63100 B where you can make a short diversion to Foilduff.
Continue on the road, where much of the forest has now been felled,right at the first junction, after 7-800 meters you will see a rough ride going downhill to your right then continuing on up to Mauherslieve. It is boggy, but perfectly walkable. You will join a rough path rising uphill, at the highest point of this path head east for 200 meters to the summit cairn and trig. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/368/comment/5127/
 
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)
 
The final push up to Slievemauher is a wee bit ti .. by csd   (Show all for Mauherslieve)
 
A view of Keeper Hill from Mother Mountain. Mothe .. by walker_hollick   (Show all for Mauherslieve)
 
Mother Mountain seems to be rarely climbed. It is .. by aidand   (Show all for Mauherslieve)
 
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