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Galty Mountains Area   Cen: Central Galtys Subarea
Place count in area: 24, OSI/LPS Maps: 66, 74 
Highest place:
Galtymore, 917.9m
Maximum height for area: 917.9 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 897.9 metres,

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Galtymore Mountain Cnoc Mór na nGaibhlte A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc Mór na nGaibhlte [GE], 'big hill of the Galtees') County Highpoint of Limerick & Tipperary and in Limerick/ Tipperary Counties in Munster Province, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred, Irish 900s Lists, Conglomerate & purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 917.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R87846 23788
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Longitude: -8.17915, Latitude: 52.365985 , Easting: 187847, Northing: 123788 Prominence: 897.89m,  Isolation: 1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 587799 623838,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Gltymr, 10 char: Galtymore
Bedrock type: Conglomerate & purple sandstone, (Slievenamuck Conglomerate Formation)

The summit of Galtymore is marked as Dawson's Table. Captain Dawson was a landowner in this area (Tipperary Directory 1889). Cf. Percy's Table on Lugnaquillia. The diarist Amhlaoibh Ó Súilleabháin (Humphrey O'Sullivan) recorded a different Irish name for the peak: Beann na nGaillti (Cinnlae Amhlaoibh Ó Súilleabháin, iv, 102). The names of three nearby places are derived from this: Glencoshnabinnia (PWJ, iii, 366), Slievecoshnabinnia and Carrignabinnia. The anglicised name Galtymore is recorded as early as the Civil Survey of Co. Tipperary (Down Survey, 1654-56), where it is mentioned (spelt exactly as today) as a boundary feature of the barony of Clanwilliam.   Galtymore is the highest mountain in the Galty Mountains area and the 14th highest in Ireland. Galtymore is the highest point in county Limerick and also the highest in Tipperary.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Galtymore (<i>Cnoc Mór na nGaibhlte</i>) in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Cliffs of Galtymore
 
murphysw on Galtymore, 2005
by murphysw  19 Dec 2005
I went to a lot of trouble to get this picture as crossing the col between Galtybeg and Galtymore from here is very boggy. You really are better off crossing the col a little to the south of it. After I took this picture I had to do a lot of squelching to get back on track. The picture does demonstrate that on a misty day, Galtymore has to be taken seriously. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/2100/
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Picture: I hear reincarnation is making a comeback.
Buddha on a trig
by jackill  1 Aug 2017
I've seen many strange things on the hills over the years from naked sunbathers in the galtys, being mooned by a hillwalking club in the Knockmealdowns to a Landrover on top of the Comeraghs near Coumfea. I must be finally losing my mind though because last Thursday I saw Buddha on top of the trig pillar on Galtymore. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/19618/
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Picture: summit of Galtymore
 
deandarvill on Galtymore, 2005
by deandarvill  25 Sep 2005
Walked from the Youth Hostel in Glen Garra, via Knockeenatoung contoured around the base of Galtybeg and ascended Galtymore. Altough a beatifully clear day the ground was sodden and very boggy underfoot. decended to the shoulder and then ascened Galtybeg,continuing over Greenane and Sturrakeen to finish over slievanard and then along a forestry trail back to the N8 and into Caher Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/1967/
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youngjohn on Galtymore, 2009
by youngjohn  1 Aug 2009
What a Magnificant Mountain. The spectacular views of the surrounding countryside, mountains and the Galty's own splendour just grand. Approached from the cork side after parking in the small carpark provided. Climbed with a friend who showed me the way. To begin the track is rough, stones and ruts. The ascent has some boggy terrain so the 'stick' came in handy to prevent watery disasters to my boots. The summit is quite steep and I needed the stick again. A rock provided much welcome shelter from a howler of a shower which had nearly horizontal rain. Delighted to munch the lunch while visbility was only twenty yards or so. There are spectacular cliff views and I approached the edge with great care due to gusty winds to take a photo or two. The song 'the Galtee Mountain Boy' has new meaning now. We met seven other walkers on our travels. Will do this proud mountain again hopefully of a drier, sunnier day. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/3986/
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bogtrotter_ie on Galtymore, 2003
by bogtrotter_ie  8 Jan 2003
Did my traditional New Year's ascent of Galtymore again this year. Big contrast from last year's crisp sunny and snow covered scene. Very VERY wet and mucky, howling wind and heavy mist on top. Loved every minute of it; really blew away the Christmas cobwebs. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/300/
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bogtrotter_ie on Galtymore, 2003
by bogtrotter_ie  1 Apr 2003
1st Climb over Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/413/
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