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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 942 members. Recently by: William-J, wjnunan, GillSte, Franky, harry84, gaoithe, IainT, Lauranna, Turlo143, HeartTrek, 21yearsgone, TriHarder, daithileonard, Kennyj, johncromie
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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My wife & I took 5 kids aged 7 to 16 up Galtymore .. by Redtop   (Show all for Galtymore)
brenno on Galtymore, 2009
by brenno  29 Sep 2009
Walked Galtymore for the first time from the Cork side last Sunday - previous climbs have been from the Tipp side. Started at the youth hoste, met the black road after about an hour and then hit the saddle between Galtybeg and Galtymore. Absence of rain in past few weeks very clear - the saddle was bone dry and is usually a swamp. The final pull up Galtymore was the usual slog but we hit the top in clear blue sky although the fact we ended up above the cloud later meant that the views into the Glen and south into Cork were pretty limited. Went back the same way - and God the descent off Galtymore down to the saddle is tough on the knees and put paid to plans to add Galtybeg to the walk. Still, a stunning mountain and worth the torment of getting to the top and back down! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/4160/
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Taken on the 27/12/2008 .. by Jimmy barry   (Show all for Galtymore)
Cois - Nearly home .. by bogtrotter_ie   (Show all for Galtymore)
Climbed Sliebhcushnabinna on Sept 01 ,cloud desce .. by Fanningelaine   (Show all for Galtymore)
The route we took to get here. .. by sinbadw   (Show all for Galtymore)
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