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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
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 227 members. Recently by: Franky, theredyin, Lauranna, HeartTrek, declanohagan, tmsr, AdrianneB, markmjcampion, johnballinger, tomodub, dillonkdy, paddyobpc, Cobhclimber, ewen, Oileanach
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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 height of Ireland .. by group   (Show all for Arderin)
Tackled Arderin as part of my goal to stand atop .. by paulocon   (Show all for Arderin)
Part one Sliabh Bloom is half of God’s round lap .. by dhmiriam   (Show all for Arderin)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Arderin in area Slieve Bloom, Ireland
Picture: Summit of Arderin
nolan on Arderin, 2009
by nolan  28 Jan 2009
I wanted to get this summit out of the way and as the road through the Glendine Gap was covered in ice the last time i tried, this time i decided to track it from the Camross side. On the morning of the 28th January i parked the car at S241967 B and made my way to the summit from here. The views behind me towards East were fabulous on the way up and as it was a perfect day the views from the summit were also splendid. It takes about 50 mins to reach the summit from this side but its an enjoyable walk. There's a farm track for about a third of the way but after this the ground becomes very heavy as you're walking across bog. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/399/comment/3550/
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Quoted in Bladhma (TP Joyces 1995 guide to the Sl .. by simon3   (Show all for Arderin)
The route up from the Glendine Gap described in o .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Arderin)
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