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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 436th 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)
 
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)
 
aidand on Mauherslieve, 2003
by aidand  18 Jun 2003
Mother Mountain seems to be rarely climbed. It is tucked away behind Keeper Hill and many Tipperary people have never heard of it. The climb is straightforward if a little steep. It's rather short for a days outing and there doesn't seem to be any obvious other routes to link to it. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/368/comment/551/
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