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Slieve Foye Mountain Sliabh Feá A name in Irish
also Carlingford Mountain an extra name in English
(Ir. Sliabh Feá [GE], 'mountain of rushes') County Highpoint of Louth, in County Highpoint, Arderin Lists, Undifferentiated, or layered gabbro 1-4 Bedrock

Height: 589m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29&36A Grid Reference: J16902 11934 This place has been logged as visited by 561 members. Recently by: torbreck, msammon, oakesave, Mike32chp, sarahryanowen, Singo, Bunsen7, DeltaP, johnballinger, bigmac63, jimmytherabbit, Nuala-Mc1, asgoodasitgets, Dee68, k_mcdermott
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Longitude: -6.216215, Latitude: 54.043405 , Easting: 316902, Northing: 311934 Prominence: 494m,  Isolation: 0.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 716824 811942,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvFy, 10 char: SlvFoye
Bedrock type: Undifferentiated, or layered gabbro 1-4, (Layered Gabbro)

Locally the name is understood as Sliabh Fathaigh, 'mountain of the giant', and this ties in with local lore about a giant being discernible among the summit rocks [KM, personal comment]. Also called Carlingford Mountain.   Slieve Foye is the highest mountain in the Cooley/Gullion area and the 318th highest in Ireland. Slieve Foye is the second most easterly summit in the Cooley/Gullion area. Slieve Foye is the highest point in county Louth.

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went up last week of march 04. Parked at the car .. by soupie01   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
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gary on Slieve Foye, 2004
by gary  29 Dec 2004
A freezing cold December day! We descended along a less steep route around to the left, but this looks like an interested ridge to come down (or even to go up on for that matter!). Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/298/comment/1377/
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We parked the cars at the road intersection known .. by gary   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
I was led to believe that this mountain was a bit .. by murphysw   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
Barnavave .. by pogorman   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
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