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Mauherslieve Mountain Motharshliabh A name in Irish
(Ir. Motharshliabh [OSI], 'wilderness mountain') Tipperary County, in Arderin List, Greywacke, siltstone & grit Bedrock

Height: 543m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 59 Grid Reference: R87323 61938
Place visited by 57 members. Recently by: simon3, eoghancarton, David-Guenot, TommyV, sandilandsn, FrankMc1964, Nakoz, ilenia, wicklore, peterturner, BarnaneGoat, markwallace, ckilm, Lauranna, PeakPaul
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Longitude: -8.1883, Latitude: 52.708791 , Easting: 187323, Northing: 161938 Prominence: 268m,  Isolation: 1.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 587275 661980,   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 Shannon area and the 436th highest in Ireland.

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Views, prehistoric site surrounded by extreme bla .. by group   (Show all for Mauherslieve)
 
Hazy views, low summits and windmills. .. by simon3   (Show all for Mauherslieve)
 
Poor neglected Mauherslieve! Its out-of-the-way n .. by csd   (Show all for Mauherslieve)
 
Nice views, solitude and spirituality .. by BarnaneGoat   (Show all for Mauherslieve)
 
Mother of God!! .. by TommyV   (Show all for Mauherslieve)
 
oldsoldier on Mauherslieve, 2009
by oldsoldier  5 Oct 2009
John Keats wrote an ode to autumn which started "seasons of mist and mellow fruitfulness" and these lines continued to invade my thoughts as I walked onto the summit of Mauherslieve last Fri 2nd of October 2009. On my trip out from Thurles through the country of my ancestors, the roads and lanes were weighted down by fruits of all kinds. the haw, crab apples, nuts, sloes and chestnuts. my way was shrouded in mist as I followed the paths up from the sheep pen as described by csd in an earlier article. I followed his directions and broke out onto the mountain from the forests at R87460 62394 I, there is a small indent in the forest on the map. From here there is a fence all the way to the summit. There is a small hole in the summit cairn that provides protection from the wind. A lovely three hour walk on a windy and wet morning. excellent Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/368/comment/4186/
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