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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: The Knockmealdown Mountains in the early light.
 
Early Start
by Aidy  21 Aug 2020
I was rewarded for an early start for Galtymore from the Black Road, with beautiful light and views towards the Knockmealdown Mountains. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/20859/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Galtymore (<i>Cnoc Mór na nGaibhlte</i>) in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The cross at the summit.
Ireland's highest inland mountain.
by TommyV  10 Mar 2021
This route starts from the car park near the Clydagh Bridge at R87443 27787 A at the North side of the range. The route starts by heading South through some forest trails before heading out onto the mountains at R87340 25826 B for a steep climb up Slievcushnabinnia. From here it's a more gentle climb heading South East to Galtymore with lovely views of Lough Curra the keep the mind occupied.
As we were in a large group and some were out for their first hike and were feeling the burn, we returned they way we came.

However I believe a nice way to complete this route would be to descend East off Galtymore and ascend Galtybeg before another descent to the col between Galtybeg and Cush. From here depending on energy levels you can take in Cush or drop back down to the forest trails. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/20135/
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The Summit -another day !
by Buny Clare  10 Mar 2021
Last Thursday 28/12/2017
I returned to the southern route for the first time in over ten years. In recent years I climbed Galtymore from Glen of Aherlow side…I parked my car about 2 km from Kings yard .We were aware we were going to be pushed for time as due to a number of reasons we did not commence our walk until almost miday .The snow fell as we walked via Kings Yard and not having read the article written by Jackill (24/7/2012) I was surprised to observe the new facilities available.. We passed the sheep pen at( R87409 21077 C )after seeing a direction sign about 50 metres before the pen.
.With visibility poor, it was snowing and almost 2 ins of snow on the ground I soon realised that this was not the route I was familiar with. As It was not a day to explore a new ascent we decided to retrace our steps and discovered a turn on our right which I soon recognised as the route (The Black road) I had previously taken many years ago…We made slow progress in the snow covering about 75 per cent of the walk to the Col between Galymore and Galtybeg. HERE WE MADE THE DECISION TO ABANDON OUR ATTEMPT TO CLIMB GALTYMORE, Time was now very much against us , it was still snowing , visilbility very poor and one of our party did not have suitable footwear. A reasonable decision seeing that we did not get back to our car until 15.45… Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/19824/
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