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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 990 members. Recently by: marzka, Barry28213, Deise-Man, conorjob, PaulNolan, Liamob, pwbellarby, Owenloughrey, Bunsen7, corkrats, Aciddrinker, deccarroll85, trisha_oconnor, Pepe, sarahryanowen
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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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1 of the 900s .. by group   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Galtymore in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
Picture: I hear reincarnation is making a comeback.
 
New Comment: Buddha on a trig
by jackill  1 Aug 2017
I've seen many strange things on the hills over the years from naked sunbathers in the galtys, being mooned by a hillwalking club in the Knockmealdowns to a Landrover on top of the Comeraghs near Coumfea. I must be finally losing my mind though because last Thursday I saw Buddha on top of the trig pillar on Galtymore. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/19618/
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Clinging on for dear life! .. by Dessie1   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
As an absolute novice at hill walking, this was .. by sduce   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
This was my best solo climb in ireland so far...s .. by pheonix   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
This is a picture of Galtymore from the North-Wes .. by bogtrotter_ie   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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