Arderin 527m mountain, Slieve Bloom Laois & Offaly Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Slieve Bloom Area
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 54 
Highest place:
Arderin, 527m
Maximum height for area: 527 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 420 metres,

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Arderin Mountain Ard 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: 527m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 54 Grid Reference: S23244 98902
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Longitude: -7.654224, Latitude: 53.040583 , Easting: 223244, Northing: 198902 Prominence: 420m,  Isolation: 1.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 623188 698935,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Ardrn, 10 char: Arderin
Bedrock type: Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone, (Cadamstown Formation)

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.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Arderin in area Slieve Bloom, Ireland
Picture: The sunken trig point.
 
Meh!
by TommyV  30 Oct 2018
It's possible to drive along the Slieve Bloom way to a noticeable marker indicating the Laois/Offaly county boundry. This point is mentioned already by jackill. There is room for parking here. There is a bit of a drop off the South side of the road here and then a bog slog directly to the cairn at the summit. The trig point is buried in the ground and is not elevated for some reason! This walk is purely for county high point bagging purposes but it does look like there would be other nicer walks around the Slieve Bloom area. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/399/comment/20108/
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