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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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Wild horses couldn't drag me away .. by paulocon   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Foye in area Cooley/Gullion, Ireland
 
djouce on Slieve Foye, 2003
by djouce  30 Dec 2003
View of Carlingford from Slieve Foye Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/298/comment/786/
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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)
 
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