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MauherslieveMountainMotharshliabh A name in Irish (Ir. Motharshliabh [OSI], 'wilderness mountain')TipperaryCounty, in Arderin List, Greywacke, siltstone & grit Bedrock
Height:543mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 59Grid Reference: R87323 61938This place has been logged as visited by 46 members. Recently by: markwallace, ckilm, Lauranna, PeakPaul, melohara, omurchu, jlk, Grageenboy, Cobhclimber, hivisibility, simoburn, chalky, Fergalh, eamonoc, jasonmc I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
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. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/368/?PHPSESSID=t3r58kf2tuh94iq3vu9fu1m6d3