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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 550 members. Recently by: asgoodasitgets, Dee68, k_mcdermott, NualaMc, LorraineG60, Daingean, Juanita, torbreck, LorraineG, Hadleigh, paulmcquaid, Helenha, danifergie87, kitchen, Franky
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Longitude: -6.216199, Latitude: 54.043405 , Easting: 316902, Northing: 311934 Prominence: 494m,   Isolation: 0.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 716825 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 second most easterly summit in the Cooley/Gullion area. Slieve Foye is the highest point in county Louth.

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The Slieve Foye area was the site of a volcano so .. by simon3   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
Many klicks south is Port Oriel in Louth where th .. by simon3   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
Walking on S Foye - A Video .. by gerrym   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
There is a track from Carlingford village to the .. by djouce   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Foye in area Cooley/Gullion, Ireland
Picture: Looking south from the summit
 
murphysw on Slieve Foye, 2005
by murphysw  6 Nov 2005
The mountain gave particularly nice views over the Cooley Peninsula. Note the threatening evening sky. We only just got off the mountain as the heavens opened! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/298/comment/2034/
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