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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 973 members. Recently by: sammullangalvin, atlantic73, ilenia, msammon, mark.clery, odonovansf, Dee68, Jerpoint23, Pinger, Dean, Jim Holmes, BarnaneGoat, sophpow, Daingean, Juanita
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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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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)
 
Heading along the Black Road towards the Galtees. .. by deswalk   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Galtymore in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Kerry from Galtymore
 
Jimmy barry on Galtymore, 2009
by Jimmy barry  16 Jan 2009
Lots of people comment on the view from Galtymore, and I agree with them all, if you want to see over half of Ireland its the place to go on a cold day, like I did with a few friends on the 27th of December 08. It was one of them days that you wished lasted a lifetime, as we came up Galtymore from the wall we turned and oh my god what a VIEW, all the way to Kerry, Clare, Waterford, Cork, Limerick, Up as far as Wicklow, someone said they could see the north pole(but I think it was the Spire in Dublin). Yes a day to remember and the photo to prove it. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/3527/
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a fresh day!!! .. by Buny Clare   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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