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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 60 members. Recently by: LorraineG60, MichaelG55, muddyboots, simon3, eoghancarton, David-Guenot, TommyV, sandilandsn, FrankMc1964, Nakoz, ilenia, wicklore, peterturner, BarnaneGoat, markwallace
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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 Shannon area and the 435th highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mauherslieve in area Shannon, Ireland
Picture: View from north. Note mountain right flank green road.
 
Views, prehistoric site surrounded by extreme blanket bog.
Short Summary created by simon3, jackill  5 Dec 2019
There are interesting views from this not well known Arderin in the middle of the "Shannon" area. It has a prehistoric cairn on it. Caution: the summit area is covered in high irregular grass and heather which is energy sapping to cross. We recommend you use the south route. Take the blanket bog seriously or suffer the consequences.

Use the Kilcommon Pilgrim Loop to access the well signposted waymarked way to the summit. Park at R89506121 A and follow the pilgrim path in reverse. Follow markers to one marked for the summit at around R88606140 B. Total time around 2 hours.

Unrecommended but possible access from the north: use forestry entrance at R858 652 C (Point A), room for 2-3 cars. Walk on an access road for about 2.5 kms to R86178 63100 D where you can make a short diversion to Foilduff.
Continue on the road, where much of the forest has now been felled,right at the first junction, after 7-800 metres you will see a rough ride going downhill to your right then continuing on up to Mauherslieve. You will join a green road rising uphill and heading approx south, at the highest point of this road head east over the rough untracked bog for 200 metres to the summit cairn and trig. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/368/comment/5127/
 
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)
 
John Keats wrote an ode to autumn which started " .. by oldsoldier   (Show all for Mauherslieve)
 
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