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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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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)
Walked to Slieve Foye from the forest below split .. by JasonDevine   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
A nice and easy walk from Carlingford to the top .. by josvanderlinden   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
Having recenty read the excellent 'Feet in the cl .. by paulocon   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Foye in area Cooley/Gullion, Ireland
simon3 on Slieve Foye, 2003
by simon3  20 Sep 2003
The Slieve Foye area was the site of a volcano some 60 million years ago. The photo shows the summit and part of the coast to the south across Dundalk Bay. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/298/comment/672/
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