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Suggested Walks Starting on the detail map above. Hopefully useful.
Important Note: Walks presented here are members shared tracks shown in the hope that they may be useful to you but with no guarantee. You need to determine whether any given track is appropriate for you and your party as per these conditions.
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,
Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
ArderinMountainArd 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:527mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 54Grid Reference: S23244 98902 Place visited by 284 members. Recently by: arderincorbett, AntrimRambler, Jamessheerin, joanfahern, eoghancarton, therealcrow, PaulaMelvin, rollingwave, David-Guenot, Pepe, gaelbrad, marcellawalking, twilawalking, sfoley, johntaraking I have visited this place: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
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. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/399/?PHPSESSID=kk2como5a539gu1psi455447v7