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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 943 members. Recently by: Dee68, William-J, wjnunan, GillSte, Franky, harry84, gaoithe, IainT, Lauranna, Turlo143, HeartTrek, 21yearsgone, TriHarder, daithileonard, Kennyj
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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 go to the summit of Galtymore quite often ans I .. by jay   (Show all for Galtymore)
Climbed Galtymore a few years ago as a teenager. .. by kkuss   (Show all for Galtymore)
Climbed Galtymore from Youth Hostel some years ag .. by Djouce   (Show all for Galtymore)
hill walker on Galtymore, 2005
by hill walker  14 Mar 2005
sun mar 13 climbed galtymore from clyda bridge on north side.it took 6 hours approx.up over cush and on on up galtybeg.tough enough climb but worth the effort for the mighty views.twas very cold with a little snow.on over galteemore to the wall and and down the spur north where the wall swings west .a great walk any day but on a good day it takeeees beating Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/1523/
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Last Mon 9th of Feb I summited on Galty Mór for t .. by oldsoldier   (Show all for Galtymore)
Hazy, breezy but still impressive. .. by tommyhogan   (Show all for Galtymore)
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