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ArderinMountainArd 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:527mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 54Grid Reference: S23244 98902This place has been logged as visited by 253 members. Recently by: sarahryanowen, maryt, GoldCircle, BathQueen, NualaMc, DeltaP, mbourke, kitchen, Podgemus, bigmac63, MountainBoy, atlantic73, Jerpoint23, Mike32chp, LorraineG60 I have visited this place: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
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. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/399/?PHPSESSID=q0f2f9s8udad16p7bmpobhh5n6