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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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S Mc Auliffe on Galtymore, 2004
by S Mc Auliffe  15 Jan 2004
Galtymore is a serious and big hill. It is especially nice to walk when snow capped. I've climbed it many times in all conditions and from all sides.It's eastern flank facing Galtybeg is starting to suffer from erosion. Try coming from the western side or up Knocknaganty . When visiting the Galtees do try to climb Lyracappul. This mountain affords perhaps the best views in all the Galtees. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/811/
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Galtymore was the last peak we climbed on a day w .. by sinbadw   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Impressive cliffs above Lough Diheen and the nort .. by mneary34   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
As part of our ridge walk along the Galtees in Ma .. by mneary34   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Nice climb in Jan06. I wish I could put the ful s .. by Lynchieboy   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
Five dangerous women and a depressed man met us a .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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