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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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It's easy to see why this mountain is overlooked, .. by petelunn   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
From the summit of Galtymore looking south east t .. by John Finn   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Looking down over Dawsons Table from the summit o .. by jackill   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
After descending westward from Galtymore on Wedne .. by tom milligan   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Galtymore in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
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Galtymore looking to Galtybeg
by Prius  20 May 2010
Walked the Black road last Tuesday. Fantastic weather. The path around Galtybeg in to the gap is eroded so badly I could not believe it. Walked over Dawsons table down to the Famine wall & on down to the forest. This part of the walk was in good condition. In future will do Galtybeg as well Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/3839/
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St. Patrick's weekend 2003; and what a weekend it .. by bogtrotter_ie   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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