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Galty Mountains Area   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
Place visited by 1127 members. Recently by: dregish, ger_the_sea, Jimbo70, Mags-Collins, deirdrec, Plomcg, nolo, J_Murray, nordicstar, ShaneMaher, ColmGeraghty, caillin_deas, Aidy, GerryCarroll, patrickbren
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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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Ireland's highest inland mountain. .. by TommyV   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Galtymore in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
Picture: A view over the Glen of Aherlow from near the summit
 
Finally, A Day In The Hills!
by Aidy  21 Aug 2020
My first walk in the mountains since the Covid 19 restrictions came in, and Galtymore was a great choice to restart. I went up from the Black Road, using a well described route, and taking in Galtybeg on the way up, and Knockeenatoung on the return leg. A very early start meant I had the place mostly to myself, although I met dozens of people heading up as I went down. An added bonus to this walk was the fact that it meant I completed the county high point list, and 14 summits over 900m. Brilliant views over the rest of the Galtys, north to the Glen of Aherlow, and southeast to the Knockmealdown Mountains. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/20858/
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Early Start .. by Aidy   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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