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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 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 Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/1967/
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What a Magnificant Mountain. The spectacular view .. by youngjohn   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Did my traditional New Year's ascent of Galtymore .. by bogtrotter_ie   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
1st Climb over .. by bogtrotter_ie   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
My Favourite Climb yet - Spectacular views .. by dfer   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Just recently started to hillwalk again after man .. by fergal   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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