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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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The Gorgeous Galtees .. by hendycoco   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Glorious Galtees .. by Kennyj   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Our local CHP .. by paddyobpc   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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From the summit of Galtymore looking west . .. by John Finn   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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Picture: Galtymore col
 
Colin Murphy on Galtymore, 2008
by Colin Murphy  22 Apr 2008
Pic taken from the col between Galtymore and Galtybeg, where it felt like a balmy 10 degrees or so. At the summit however the wind chill made it feel like -10 degrees and there were still patches of snow even though it's almost May. On the way down I met two youths ascending with no rucksacks, garbed in only in jeans, trainers and hoodies. Some people just wont be told. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/3058/
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