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Galtymore Mountain Cnoc Mór na nGaibhlte A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Mór na nGaibhlte [GE], 'big hill of the Galtees') County Highpoint of Limerick & Tipperary, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred, Irish 900s Lists, Conglomerate & purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 917.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R87846 23788 This summit has been logged as climbed by 950 members. Recently by: tagoona, paulmcquaid, Helenha, paulmcphillips, oldpragmatist, Reeks2011, danifergie87, Dee68, William-J, wjnunan, GillSte, Franky, harry84, gaoithe, IainT
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Longitude: -8.17915, Latitude: 52.365985 , Easting: 187847, Northing: 123788 Prominence: 897.89m,   Isolation: 1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 587799 623838,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Gltymr, 10 char: Galtymore
Bedrock type: Conglomerate & purple sandstone, (Slievenamuck Conglomerate Formation)

The summit of Galtymore is marked as Dawson's Table. Captain Dawson was a landowner in this area (Tipperary Directory 1889). Cf. Percy's Table on Lugnaquillia. The diarist Amhlaoibh Ó Súilleabháin (Humphrey O'Sullivan) recorded a different Irish name for the peak: Beann na nGaillti (Cinnlae Amhlaoibh Ó Súilleabháin, iv, 102). The names of three nearby places are derived from this: Glencoshnabinnia (PWJ, iii, 366), Slievecoshnabinnia and Carrignabinnia. The anglicised name Galtymore is recorded as early as the Civil Survey of Co. Tipperary (Down Survey, 1654-56), where it is mentioned (spelt exactly as today) as a boundary feature of the barony of Clanwilliam.   Galtymore is the highest mountain in the Galty Mountains area and the 14th highest in Ireland. Galtymore is the highest point in county Limerick and also the highest in Tipperary.

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Galtymore is a serious and big hill. It is especi .. by S Mc Auliffe   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Galtymore in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
 
sinbadw on Galtymore, 2004
by sinbadw  4 Aug 2004
Galtymore was the last peak we climbed on a day walk from Sturrakeen, it was a hot day and we were thankful to locate the permanent spring on the east side as our water supplies had dwindled over the course of the day. Good climb and a good view. If you are coming back down to Glengarra woods then cross the streams before their confluence as the banks become very steep. Picture of the cairn attached. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/1045/
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Impressive cliffs above Lough Diheen and the nort .. by mneary34   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
As part of our ridge walk along the Galtees in Ma .. by mneary34   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Nice climb in Jan06. I wish I could put the ful s .. by Lynchieboy   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Five dangerous women and a depressed man met us a .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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