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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 1142 members. Recently by: BrittonOutdoors, obrien116, joanmaryquinn, Louise.Nolan, prasanna, tmcg, SeanPurcell, tseepra, MCarroll70, pcost, Chopper, Brendanbarrett, Carolyn105, wfinn30, KieranF
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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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1 of the 900s .. by group   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Sun and snow on the classic northern horseshoe .. by IainT   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Galtymore in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Living on the edge!!
 
Clinging on for dear life!
by Dessie1  14 Nov 2011
Climbed Galtymore 13 Nov 2011 from Black road route R89284 20381 H incorporating Knockeentoung,Galtybeg,Galtymore and finishing with the 2 seefins in a 3 hour 20 mins circuit.Unbelievably windy on the summit so only a brief stay for a few pics.Will definitely be back on a clearer day.
Main walk Length:12.7km Start: 08:44, End: 12:02, Durn: 3h18m, Asc: 1045m, Desc: 925m Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/6625/
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As an absolute novice at hill walking, this was .. by sduce   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
This was my best solo climb in ireland so far...s .. by pheonix   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
This is a picture of Galtymore from the North-Wes .. by bogtrotter_ie   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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