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Slieve Bloom Area   S: Arderin Subarea
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 Éireann A name in Irish (Ir. Ard Éireann [logainm.ie], 'the height of Ireland' or 'Eriu’s
height')
County Highpoint of Laois & Offaly and in Laois/ Offaly Counties in Leinster Province, 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: -7.654389, Latitude: 53.040547 , Easting: 223244, Northing: 198902 Prominence: 420m,  Isolation: 1.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 623177 698931,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Ardrn, 10 char: Arderin
Bedrock type: Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone, (Cadamstown Formation)

"On the last Sunday in July the people of Mountrath, Trumera, and the surrounding districts go up on the Slieve Bloom Mountains, on to the slopes of Ard Erin. They bring with them food, and spend the day on the mountain. There are all kinds of games and trials of strength, and in the evening they kindle big fires, and the young men run races round the fires, and the more daring of them leap over the fires. In this district, this Sunday is called Height Sunday." (Helen Roe in Béaloideas ix, p. 31). See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 221-25) for a fuller account of the festive assembly on 'Height Sunday' on Arderin.   Arderin is the highest mountain in the Slieve Bloom area and the 481st 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 (<i>Ard Éireann</i>) in area Slieve Bloom, Ireland
Picture: Looking south from Arderin, Comeraghs, Galtys on the right
 
Arderin - some years ago thought it was the highest point in Ireland
by RicardoVerdi  26 Sep 2021
I live in Tullamore; after various degrees of lockdown I had to go to Portlaoise for a vaccine on 30 April 2021 (even though they were giving them in Tullamore). My wife came with me; on our way back we decided to visit the summit as not been there for a few years. Up in the Slieve Blooms we drove down what may be the dirtiest road in Ireland, with domestic rubbish everywhere. Why do people dump their rubbish in beautiful surroundings? From the car park near the Glendine Gap it's only a short walk to the top (less than an hour) which is open and provides extensive views especially to the south and west. We walked on SW to the next top Farbreague; a pleasant easy walk, considered a different way back going north from Farbreague to a path in the forestry, but decided it may take too long as we didn't know the path and didn't have a lot of time. So back the same way. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/399/comment/23287/
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