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Slieve Bloom

(slēv), mountain range, 15 mi (24 km) long, central Republic of Ireland, on the border of Counties Laoighis and Offaly. The range, which rises to 1,733 ft (528 m) at Arderin, is the source of the Barrow River.
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Com/account/login the mountain-bike trail network when completed will comprise of more than 100kms of trails in the slieve bloom mountains and was granted planning permission by laois and offaly county councils in march 2017.
THE Slieve Bloom mountains are one of the great natural treasures of the midlands.
Ballyfin Castle, nestled at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains, is the most lavish Regency mansion in Ireland, filled with Irish art and priceless antiques from around the world.
So, like many, I was intrigued when a couple out walking in the Slieve Bloom Mountains found a cross bearing the name of one of those women.
With the sun now a permanent fixture, we toured through the Slieve Bloom Mountains and reached the town of Birr and its castle.
We both work to ensure their preservation," she says of the unique flora and fauna of the boglands blanketing the Slieve Bloom Mountains and surrounding Midlands.
Flowing through it is Barrow, Ireland's second longest river which runs almost 120 miles from the Slieve Bloom mountains to the sea.
He prefers instead to recount the (seemingly) chance-encounters with other "pilgrims," people such as the Ashburys, a family of displaced, penniless aristocrats living in a decaying mansion near the Slieve Bloom Mountains in central Ireland, who inevitably turn out to be Sebaldian kindred spirits.
This luxurious, refurbished gothic revival castle is set in the foothills of the Slieve Bloom Mountains and boasts 37 en-suite bedrooms, a library bar, Louis XV drawing room, Dungeon bar and a health centre with superb sauna.
The latest development comes six years after gardai searched a picnic area near the Slieve Bloom Mountains.
The castle is in a very romantic setting at the foothills of the Slieve Bloom Mountains by Kinnitty Forest.