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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 place has been logged as visited by 558 members. Recently by: sarahryanowen, Singo, Bunsen7, DeltaP, johnballinger, bigmac63, jimmytherabbit, Nuala-Mc1, asgoodasitgets, Dee68, k_mcdermott, NualaMc, LorraineG60, Daingean, Juanita
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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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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)
 
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Foye in area Cooley/Gullion, Ireland
 
djouce on Slieve Foye, 2003
by djouce  30 Dec 2003
There is a track from Carlingford village to the top of Slieve Foye - branching off the Tain way and approaching from the eastern flanks. Great views from the top. It takes about two hours. The photo shows Slieve Foye from the east (summit of Barnavave). Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/298/comment/785/
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