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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 479th highest in Ireland. Arderin is the highest point in county Laois and also the highest in Offaly.

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Part 2. Those valleys though, and the clouds tha .. by dhmiriam   (Show all for Arderin)
 
First and Last CHP for 2016 .. by paddyobpc   (Show all for Arderin)
 
26 Dec 03. Took a post Christmas squelch up the m .. by oyke   (Show all for Arderin)
 
Excel can bury a mind in minutes, and have it gon .. by dhmiriam   (Show all for Arderin)
 
stk on Arderin, 2003
by stk  21 May 2003
I have climbed this mountain several times in all conditions and it has to be said that the view from the top cannot be matched for panorama anywhere in this country. Yout can see everything that isn't obstructed by a mountain range. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/399/comment/513/
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Headed to the top of Arderin from the car park at .. by mneary34   (Show all for Arderin)
 
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