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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
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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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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)
 
29 April 06. At the begining of our ascent there .. by olearyliam   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
This was taken on 21 February 2009 and almost exa .. by deswalk   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
I climbed Galtymore on Feb 28th. It was my first .. by S Mc Auliffe   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
I went to a lot of trouble to get this picture as .. by murphysw   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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