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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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I did the Cush-Galtybeg-Galtymore-Slievecushnabin .. by pkenneally   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Climbed Galtybeg & Galtymore on Sat 06/03/10 in n .. by tommyhogan   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Galtymore: the traditional way .. by Luimni   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Climbed Galtymore on a very clear, and quite warm .. by Andy   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Galtymore was a super walk + steep climb at the s .. by vcavanagh   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
seaniewan on Galtymore, 2003
by seaniewan  30 May 2003
She's a beauty! Climbed her last night. If you want to shake off those mid week cobwebs, there's plenty of daylight to get you up there by taking the Black Road and bypassing Galtybeg. We started at 7.45pm. Back to the car by 10.30pm. Easy Pace. Between now and summer solstice, there should be time to include Galtybeg also if you start around 7.30pm mark. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/523/
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