Musheramore 642.7m mountain, Boggeragh Mountains Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Boggeragh Mountains Area
Place count in area: 11, OSI/LPS Maps: 79, 80 
Highest place:
Musheramore, 642.7m
Maximum height for area: 642.7 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 439 metres,

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Musheramore Mountain Muisire Mór A name in Irish
(Ir. Muisire Mór [OSI], 'great (mountain) of the Múscraige') Cork County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Red conglomerate, sandstone & mudstone Bedrock

Height: 642.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W32881 84999
Place visited by 149 members. Recently by: learykid, markwallace, mountainmike, Aongus, TommyV, bdubisz, spoodle58, FrankMc1964, JeanM, jamesmforrest, caiomhin, JohnAshton, liz50, David-Guenot, hugh_oc
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Longitude: -8.978283, Latitude: 52.013481 , Easting: 132882, Northing: 85000 Prominence: 439m,  Isolation: 2.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 532846 585059,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mshrmr, 10 char: Mshrmr
Bedrock type: Red conglomerate, sandstone & mudstone, (Old Red Sandstone (undifferentiated))

Dinneen gives a longer, more poetic name for this mountain: Muisire na Móna Móire, 'Muisire of the great bog'. Móin Mhór was the old name for a chain of hills including the Boggeragh Mountains and Nagles Mountains. The element muisire does not appear elsewhere in Irish place-names. Judging by the late 16th century forms from maps, e.g. Knock Muskery, it appears to be connected with the Múscraige, who gave their name to the barony of Muskerry. It is on the NE edge of the ancient territory of this people. Mushera has two holy wells: one at the summit for sick animals and one on its northern slopes [St. John's Well] for humans, at which mass is celebrated at midsumer (Daphne Pochin Mould, 'Discovering Cork', p.22).   Musheramore is the highest mountain in the Boggeragh Mountains area and the 209th highest in Ireland. Musheramore is the second most westerly summit in the Boggeragh Mountains area.

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Quick pace to the top .. by SpiritOf84   (Show all for Musheramore)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Musheramore in area Boggeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The fence that leads all the way to the trig.
 
Follow the fence.
by TommyV  14 Apr 2019
As mentioned in other comments the entrance to the Millstreet County Park is an ideal spot to approach Musheramore from. Over the stile across the road and simply hand rail the fence all the way to the top which is only about one kilometre from here. As the hike starts from abot 360 metres elevation its quite an easy bag for a 644 metre mountain. Unfortunately the cloud was down the day Iclimbed so I cannot comment on the views. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/204/comment/20487/
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