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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: FEb05 Galtymore
 
a fresh day!!!
by Buny Clare  18 Jun 2010
A weekday in Februray 05. Good experience in the snow. Difficult if you are not used to snow.
mainly due to the unseen holes .Had some difficulty on the summit taking photographs due to cold Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/2174/
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29 April 06. At the begining of our ascent there .. by olearyliam   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
This was taken on 21 February 2009 and almost exa .. by deswalk   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
I climbed Galtymore on Feb 28th. It was my first .. by S Mc Auliffe   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
I went to a lot of trouble to get this picture as .. by murphysw   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Buddha on a trig .. by jackill   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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