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Cooley/Gullion Area   Cooley Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 23, OSI/LPS Maps: 28, 29, 35, 36 
Highest place:
Slieve Foye, 589m
Maximum height for area: 589 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 494 metres,

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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 301st 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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And so to complete our journey from Carlingford t .. by mneary34   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Foye in area Cooley/Gullion, Ireland
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robvic on Slieve Foye, 2008
by robvic  17 Mar 2008
St. Patrick's Day 17th March 2008 - A great day forecast weatherwise so we decided to make the short trip from County Armagh to the Cooleys. What better than a 'stroll' up Slieve Foye?
We started from Carlingford carpark and headed along the Tain Way and then off the beaten track up the western side of Foye overlooking Carlingford, with its beautiful views over towards the Mournes. After negotiating the steep climb (slippery underfoot in places), zig zagging between outcrops of rock, we reached the summit. It was well worth the climb with its 360 degree panoramic views towards Dundalk, Newry, Warrenpoint, Rostrevor, Cranfield Point and the Irish Sea.
A reasonably strenuous challenge for our small group of relatively inexperienced walkers, aged between 9 and mid to late forties. The splendid weather and spectacular views combined to make it a day to remember! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/298/comment/3001/
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