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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
Place visited by 994 members. Recently by: grahambartlett, reespdr, NualaMc, jsg2307, marzka, Barry28213, Deise-Man, conorjob, PaulNolan, Liamob, pwbellarby, Owenloughrey, Bunsen7, corkrats, Aciddrinker
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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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Taken on the 27/12/2008 .. by Jimmy barry   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Cois - Nearly home .. by bogtrotter_ie   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Fanningelaine on Galtymore, 2007
by Fanningelaine  3 Sep 2007
Climbed Sliebhcushnabinna on Sept 01 ,cloud descended ,no visisbility.
When we hit the stone cairns,thought that was the summit but it didn't seem to be.

Didn't find the wall either. Wasn't sure when to start heading left for Galtymore.
Had to abandon the effort and made it down to Lough curra for lunch Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/2814/
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The route we took to get here. .. by sinbadw   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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)
 
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