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Slieve Bloom Area
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 54 
Highest place:
Arderin, 527m
Maximum height for area: 527 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 420 metres,
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Arderin Mountain Ard Eireann A name in Irish
(Ir. Ard Éireann [logainm.ie], 'the height of Ireland' or 'Eriu’s
height')
County Highpoint of Laois & Offaly, in County Highpoint, Arderin Lists, Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone Bedrock

Height: 527m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 54 Grid Reference: S23244 98902
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Longitude: -7.654389, Latitude: 53.040547 , Easting: 223244, Northing: 198902 Prominence: 420m,  Isolation: 1.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 623177 698931,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Ardrn, 10 char: Arderin
Bedrock type: Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone, (Cadamstown Formation)

See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 221-25) for details of the festive assembly on 'Height Sunday' on Arderin.   Arderin is the highest mountain in the Slieve Bloom area and the 479th highest in Ireland. Arderin is the highest point in county Laois and also the highest in Offaly.

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The route up from the Glendine Gap described in o .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Arderin)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Arderin in area Slieve Bloom, Ireland
 
csd on Arderin, 2004
by csd  11 Aug 2004
On a glorious evening of 10.08.04 we followed the route described by oyke up to the summit of Arderin. A bagger's delight, it is possible to march up and down in 30 mins if you're determined. The track up from the Slieve Bloom Way is a bit eroded, but at least the resulting scar is mercifully narrow. The views from the summit are indeed excellent, as can be seen from the photo which shows the summit cairn and a forlorn tree nearby. The OS marker is embedded into the bog just in front and to the left of the cairn. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/399/comment/1080/
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The track up Arderin from the Glendine Gap starts .. by Jaak   (Show all for Arderin)
 
Is this an ancient Indian burial mound, or perhap .. by murphysw   (Show all for Arderin)
 
This is a view of Arderin from the Glendine Gap. .. by murphysw   (Show all for Arderin)
 
Some days are for peak bagging, others are for gr .. by SDillmore   (Show all for Arderin)
 
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