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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 540 members. Recently by: paulmcquaid, Helenha, danifergie87, kitchen, Franky, Grainnew, Lauranna, MichaelG55, geohappy, 21yearsgone, declanohagan, colmdoggett, DelStewart, dillonkdy, paddyobpc
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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 318th 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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Fantastic wee hill for a short day. Fine views in .. by ricky k   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
Last Saturday, a trio of us headed up Sliabh Foye .. by davema   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
Fittingly, this was my last of the Cooley/Gullion .. by dr_banuska   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
Yes! This is an exceptional mountain! The views i .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
It was 10.15 on Tuesday 16th March when I left th .. by Brandypad   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
soupie01 on Slieve Foye, 2004
by soupie01  10 Apr 2004
went up last week of march 04. Parked at the car park in slieve foye forest drive, didn't follow any particular path, just wandered along the many tracks that are visible up the mountainside, very enjoyable walk, took about 3 hours up and down with 20 mins for lunch. Came back down by river that flows down the slopes, almost stright back to the car park. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/298/comment/914/
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