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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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Geology hereabouts is curious. Such a massive top .. by milo   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
petelunn on Galtymore, 2004
by petelunn  1 Jun 2004
It's easy to see why this mountain is overlooked, because it's much bigger than it appears, especially when approached from the north. The Glencush horseshoe (Cush-GaltyBeg-GaltyMore-Slievecushnabinnia) has three pretty steep ascents and takes about 5 hours, though the best view is probably from Cush, so perhaps it would be better to do the horseshoe anti-clockwise. The cliffs are not mentioned in a number of guide books and are surprisingly severe. In poor visibility the wall would be invaluable for navigation. The flattish top of Galtymore is more than compensated for by beautiful high lakes below the ridges. The only negative was the number of dead and dying sheep on the mountain. We encountered at least fifteen, maybe twenty, and are contemplating whether to report this to someone. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/14/comment/980/
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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)
 
Galtymore looking to Galtybeg .. by Prius   (Show all for Galtymore)
 
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