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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 240 members. Recently by: Mike32chp, LorraineG60, Daingean, Juanita, colmscully, Magsamillion, ruaidhri, ShaunDunne, annemariebbrenna, Hadleigh, paulmcquaid, Helenha, danifergie87, Franky, theredyin
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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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Top of laois /Offaly
by raygreene  20 Jul 2014
really enjoyed this climb ,wet under foot but loved it all the same myself and the 2 kids did the climb loved it up there aoife is 10 and darragh is 7 really they ran up the climb my self and the dog just dragged behide them ,defo will go back again Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/399/comment/17557/
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My Climb in Laois & Offaly 23-10-2016 .. by ShaunDunne   (Show all for Arderin)
 
Walk and a run .. by Asho-and-Dave   (Show all for Arderin)
 
peaking atop the Glendine Pass .. by lightoffoot   (Show all for Arderin)
 
County boundary at car park .. by hazyview   (Show all for Arderin)
 
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