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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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29 April 06. At the begining of our ascent there .. by olearyliam   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Galtymore in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Galtymore - Feb 2009
 
deswalk on Galtymore, 2009
by deswalk  5 Mar 2009
This was taken on 21 February 2009 and almost exactly thirty years since I first climbed Galtymore. That time was in heavy rain and cloud on compass bearings only. This time was with my niece on her first ever climb of any mountain. I think she enjoyed it despite a gale of wind ensuring we made use of every spare layer of clothing during our celebratory lunch stop! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/3620/
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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)
 
Walked from the Youth Hostel in Glen Garra, via K .. by deandarvill   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
What a Magnificant Mountain. The spectacular view .. by youngjohn   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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