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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 This place has been logged as visited by 258 members. Recently by: IncaHoots, conorjob, jociro, Dee68, Liamob, sarahryanowen, maryt, GoldCircle, BathQueen, NualaMc, DeltaP, mbourke, kitchen, Podgemus, bigmac63
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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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dhmiriam on Arderin, 2007
by dhmiriam  22 May 2007
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Those valleys though, and the clouds that pass like whispering shadows over their heather floors and bog blankets, do something odd to light and the senses. Chiffon scarves of various wefts and opacity move weightless over the fall and rise of rounded basins, and upsweep then across the crown of forest. You can actually feel the stroke itself in any clearing. There are places here remind me of the shape of upturned hands when cupped to scoop up water, or begging bowls waiting for a fill. If a place could emanate a mood or two, Sliabh Bloom’s is empathy and sympathy, but then I’ve never torn into her to get her done, I think twould take three days hard trek or a weeks walking, but neither she nor I are in any hurry anywhere. If given time she will undo you. On your way out of the Way, if you get my drift, via Glenbarrow, at any accessible point to the river after Clamp Hole Waterfall, scoop a handful of the Barrow, galactically refreshing. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/399/comment/2450/
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