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Midlands SW Area   Cen: Mauherslieve Subarea
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Mauherslieve Mountain Motharshliabh A name in Irish (Ir. Motharshliabh [OSI], 'wilderness mountain') Tipperary County in Munster Province, in Arderin List, Greywacke, siltstone & grit Bedrock

Height: 543m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 59 Grid Reference: R87323 61938
Place visited by 88 members. Recently by: chelman7, Tuigamala, Moirabourke, No1Grumbler, johncusack, westside, Krzysztof_K, Grumbler, Arcticaurora, Dee68, IrelandsEye, Ulsterpooka, mountainmike, Wilderness, JohnRea
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Longitude: -8.188285, Latitude: 52.7088 , Easting: 187323, Northing: 161938 Prominence: 268m,  Isolation: 1.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 587276 661981,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mhrslv, 10 char: Mhrslv
Bedrock type: Greywacke, siltstone & grit, (Hollyford Formation)

Also referred to as Mother Mountain in some sources, though this seems to have no basis. Locally also called Moherclea or simply Moher. A pile of stones at the summit is called the Terrot. See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 214-15) for details of the festive assembly which took place on Mauherslieve at the end of June.   Mauherslieve is the second highest mountain in the Midlands SW area and the 437th highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mauherslieve (<i>Motharshliabh</i>) in area Midlands SW, Ireland
Picture: Along the way
 
Boggy but quiet and worth it
by IrelandsEye  13 Feb 2023
I am glad for the reports in here and the directions otherwise it would not have been clear to me how to get to mauherslieve on an 'approved' route. I started off at point A - from the post above R89506121 starA starA; through the gate and on what looked to me to be a farm road past a farmhouse and some sheds out the back there is a pathway that leads a trail through the woods; through a gate then through a rushy field, into a route/section of open ground between two blocks of forest (don't know the technical name). The grass was long underfoot and the terrain a bit uneven, after a while it was wet and boggy before getting to the last section which was just boggy. Rain Boots a must for a january visit, a couple of places where there is old barbed wire fencing along the side of the walkway, some of that is hidden by the long grass, so pay attention perhaps.
I did pick an overcast day for the hike, did not see anyone at all from start to finish. I am glad I did it, I was curious to visit the carin, Sometimes, maybe most times I am glad these places are not easy and attractive to get to as it prevents them being overrun with people so you can have a quiet moment someplace that is mythologically and culturally significant, which is becoming more and more rare these days. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/368/comment/23837/
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