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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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Five dangerous women and a depressed man met us a .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
jimgraham on Galtymore, 2008
by jimgraham  5 May 2008
Gained access to the ridge by a less used route last month. From car park at Clydagh Bridge 875279 A, followed sign for Galtymore but then for Lough Curra, which virtually lands you on the ridge north from Slievecushnabinnia. Ascent is pathless but straightforward, with no fences, signs or other obstacles. Enjoyable day back over Cush on a well used path. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/3089/
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St Patricks Weekend 2009; Starting from the Moun .. by grafoley   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Climbed Galtybeg and Galtymore during the snowy s .. by andrewhoward0   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Handy walking .. by paulocon   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Grace and this place. .. by dhmiriam   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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