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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 summit has been logged as climbed by 537 members. Recently by: kitchen, Franky, Grainnew, Lauranna, MichaelG55, geohappy, 21yearsgone, declanohagan, colmdoggett, DelStewart, dillonkdy, paddyobpc, Reeks2011, lw24, tommccarthy
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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 317th highest in Ireland. Slieve Foye is the most easterly summit and also the second most southerly in the Cooley/Gullion area. Slieve Foye is the highest point in county Louth.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Foye in area Cooley/Gullion, Ireland
tsunami on Slieve Foye, 2005
by tsunami  11 Jan 2005
Foye (left) and Barnavave (right) as seen from Cooley on a fine summer morning. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/298/comment/1418/
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