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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 949 members. Recently by: paulmcquaid, Helenha, paulmcphillips, oldpragmatist, Reeks2011, danifergie87, Dee68, William-J, wjnunan, GillSte, Franky, harry84, gaoithe, IainT, Lauranna
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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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I approached Galtymore after having climbed Cush .. by murphysw   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Parked the car at RS893 203 A on Sat .. by kenefickwg   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
What a day for December ! Well it is no accident .. by aburden   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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jackill on Galtymore, 2004
by jackill  27 Dec 2004
Galtymore from the black road under Knockeenatoung on the way back down after a morning spent mostly in freezing cloud and fresh snow on St Stephens day 2004.
The summit is covered in cloud on the right of photo.
In the centre you can see the Attychraan rivers source on the lower slopes. On the left is the sweep down from Dawsons table to Knockduff and Knocknagalty. The sun had just started to melt some of the snow revealing the heather underneath. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/1374/
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Geology hereabouts is curious. Such a massive top .. by milo   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
It's easy to see why this mountain is overlooked, .. by petelunn   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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