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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 967 members. Recently by: Dee68, Jerpoint23, Pinger, Dean, Jim Holmes, BarnaneGoat, sophpow, Daingean, Juanita, Blackrock, timmyc, hillwalker, Magsamillion, NoelCulbert, Mushhaze
I have climbed this summit: YES (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

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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bogtrotter_ie on Galtymore, 2003
by bogtrotter_ie  8 Jan 2003
Did my traditional New Year's ascent of Galtymore again this year. Big contrast from last year's crisp sunny and snow covered scene. Very VERY wet and mucky, howling wind and heavy mist on top. Loved every minute of it; really blew away the Christmas cobwebs. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/300/
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1st Climb over .. by bogtrotter_ie   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
My Favourite Climb yet - Spectacular views .. by dfer   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Just recently started to hillwalk again after man .. by fergal   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
I went up Galtymore from the North on Saturday 9 .. by pormerod   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
OK, so the last picture was on the way up (that's .. by malbekh   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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