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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
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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 451st highest in Ireland. Arderin is the highest point in county Laois and also the highest in Offaly.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Arderin in area Slieve Bloom, Ireland
Picture: Photo showing ground level OS marker and nearby cairn
 
Harry Goodman on Arderin, 2009
by Harry Goodman  26 Sep 2009
The route up from the Glendine Gap described in other comments on Arderin is simple and straight forward. However given paulocon's comments about climbing to a mist covered summit I thought it worthwhile pointing out that the OS marker mentioned by simon3 is in fact at ground level and is not a raised column as would normally be expected. There is however a cairn of stones nearby. Both are shown in the photo. Murphysw will be pleased to know that Cormac Carroll's graffitti still proclaims him King of the Mountain. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/399/comment/4137/
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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)
 
Some days are for peak bagging, others are for gr .. by SDillmore   (Show all for Arderin)
 
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