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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, 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 in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Summit Galtymore December 2004.
 
jay on Galtymore, 2005
by jay  5 Apr 2005
I go to the summit of Galtymore quite often ans I live in Galbally, Glen of Aherlow .
A great place to get information on Galtymore and the local area is from "The Glen of Aherlow Fáilte Society" - Web: www.aherlow.com, Tel: +353 (0)62 56331
This mountain is never the same as the light changes so do the colours. It is easiest to walk from the N8 side with good access fro a side road apox 5 miles south from Cahir. The picture was taken Decemder 2004. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/1629/
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kkuss on Galtymore, 2002
by kkuss  13 Aug 2002
Climbed Galtymore a few years ago as a teenager. Intending to do it again very soon. Very enjoyable. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/68/
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Djouce on Galtymore, 2002
by Djouce  5 Nov 2002
Climbed Galtymore from Youth Hostel some years ago. Great views. Must do it again Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/197/
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hill walker on Galtymore, 2005
by hill walker  14 Mar 2005
sun mar 13 climbed galtymore from clyda bridge on north side.it took 6 hours approx.up over cush and on on up galtybeg.tough enough climb but worth the effort for the mighty views.twas very cold with a little snow.on over galteemore to the wall and and down the spur north where the wall swings west .a great walk any day but on a good day it takeeees beating Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/1523/
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oldsoldier on Galtymore, 2009
by oldsoldier  11 Feb 2009
Last Mon 9th of Feb I summited on Galty Mór for the 463rd time. It was an overcast day but visibility was good lower down. I climbed from the black road route. The going was slow over the first mile or so as the snow had melted and frozen again, making footing precarious. Along the slope from the turf banks to the summit the snow was hard frozen making the ascent somewhat easier. I have approached the peak from all sides and routes, even attempted a climb from Lough Dineen in the late 70's.
I made my first attempt on this peak in Oct 1976. The leader said four as he touched the cross, I said one and have been counting since. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/3588/
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