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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 257 members. Recently by: conorjob, jociro, Dee68, Liamob, sarahryanowen, maryt, GoldCircle, BathQueen, NualaMc, DeltaP, mbourke, kitchen, Podgemus, bigmac63, MountainBoy
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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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youngjohn on Arderin, 2009
by youngjohn  11 Jul 2009
Climbed Ard Erin with a friend, ascent gradient on the road through Glendine was gradual posing a slight challenge. The climb to the summit was boggy mainly due to recent heavy rains, and it was not easy. The view from the top is spectacular,we counted 12 counties at least. Some ten years ago when on this fine mountain I counted 17 from the curlews down to the O'Connor pass! No wonder Na Fianna were located there it is so central you can see half of Ireland! Hard to beat the view. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/399/comment/3927/
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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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