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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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An old favourite by the lazy mans Black road rout .. by cemalina   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Fog on the Galties .. by Asho-and-Dave   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Fine mountain range, one of our regular walks. .. by irishwalker   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Hello everyone. We're the Rubbish Bikers. Just to .. by malbekh   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Galtymore in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
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deswalk on Galtymore, 2006
by deswalk  10 Jan 2006
Heading along the Black Road towards the Galtees.
The Black Road begins on the Cahir - Mitchelstown road at GR: R90665 17596 A. There is a signpost pointing to Galtymore at the turn. You can drive to a layby at R89320 20363 B. and from that point it is an excellent track up to point R89391 23689 C. where the track peters out amongst old turf cuttings just to the SE of Galtybeg. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/2135/
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Lots of people comment on the view from Galtymore .. by Jimmy barry   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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