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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
Place visited by 308 members. Recently by: conororourke, clacon, Aidy, Andy1287, dregish, IrishGirl2014, Grumbler, wallr, msammon, itshimkeith, Atilla-the-Bun, Roswayman, eugeneryan959, MichaelG55, High-King
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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)

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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Excel can bury a mind in minutes, and have it gon .. by dhmiriam   (Show all for Arderin)
 
Top of laois /Offaly .. by raygreene   (Show all for Arderin)
 
My Climb in Laois & Offaly 23-10-2016 .. by ShaunDunne   (Show all for Arderin)
 
Walk and a run .. by Asho-and-Dave   (Show all for Arderin)
 
peaking atop the Glendine Pass
by lightoffoot  4 Jun 2012
Completed Arderin after doing Moylussa on saturday 2nd June 2012, these two peaks are 15th and 16th on our quest to complete the County tops of ireland. This was a very easy hill to climb. After heading up the Glendine pass and stopping at teh carpark outside of which the county border is well marked. A 10 minute brisk walk led us up to the unusually low trig point. The weather was coming in on us but it was still possible to appreciate the potential views this hill has to offer. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/399/comment/6845/
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County boundary at car park .. by hazyview   (Show all for Arderin)
 
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