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Slieve Bloom Area
Maximum height for area: 527 metres,   Summits in area: 12,   Maximum prominence for area: 420 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 54 For all tops   Highest summit: Arderin, 527m
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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 This summit has been logged as climbed by 230 members. Recently by: paulmcquaid, Helenha, danifergie87, Franky, theredyin, Lauranna, HeartTrek, declanohagan, tmsr, AdrianneB, markmjcampion, johnballinger, tomodub, dillonkdy, paddyobpc
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Longitude: -7.654224, Latitude: 53.040583 , Easting: 223244, Northing: 198902 Prominence: 420m,   Isolation: 1.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 623188 698935,   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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On a glorious evening of 10.08.04 we followed the .. by csd   (Show all for Arderin)
 
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)
 
SDillmore on Arderin, 2005
by SDillmore  23 May 2005
Some days are for peak bagging, others are for great long walks. After two weekends of long ones, I set off on a Sunday county highpoint trip. This one was done in 25 minutes from the Glendine Road carpark...as easy as Corn Hill or Slieve na Calliagh. The trail is marked...but this isn't necessary, as the muddy trail is clearly visible the whole way. The views at the top are very expansive, if not terribly breathtaking.

Sadly, the accessibility of the top was demonstrated by an empty Lucozade bottle and a few candy wrappers strewn about. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/399/comment/1710/
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Part 2. Those valleys though, and the clouds tha .. by dhmiriam   (Show all for Arderin)
 
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