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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
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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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Cool .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
Wild horses couldn't drag me away .. by paulocon   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
View of Carlingford from Slieve Foye .. by djouce   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
I walked from the windy gap to Slieve Foye on a f .. by nohoval_turrets   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
JasonDevine on Slieve Foye, 2002
by JasonDevine  3 Oct 2002
Walked to Slieve Foye from the forest below split rock, fairly easy walking. I practiced some Navigational work as I was accompanied with a friend. I was surprised by the amount of people on the stretch between Carlingford and the summit and would recommend to anyone looking for tranquility to stay on the west side of the summit, where there are some very good views. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/298/comment/152/
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A nice and easy walk from Carlingford to the top .. by josvanderlinden   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
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