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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 place has been logged as visited by 988 members. Recently by: Deise-Man, conorjob, PaulNolan, Liamob, pwbellarby, Owenloughrey, Bunsen7, corkrats, Aciddrinker, deccarroll85, trisha_oconnor, Pepe, sarahryanowen, JohnA, DeltaP
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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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She's a beauty! Climbed her last night. If you wa .. by seaniewan   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Galtymore is a serious and big hill. It is especi .. by S Mc Auliffe   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Galtymore was the last peak we climbed on a day w .. by sinbadw   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Impressive cliffs above Lough Diheen and the nort .. by mneary34   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Galtymore in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
 
mneary34 on Galtymore, 2005
by mneary34  3 Mar 2005
As part of our ridge walk along the Galtees in March 2005 the cross on Galtymore told us, if we did'nt know already, that it was cold. Conditions were alpine and yet clear sunshine most of the day. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/1512/
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Nice climb in Jan06. I wish I could put the ful s .. by Lynchieboy   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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