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Galty Mountains Area
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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Cush Mountain Cois A name in Irish
(Ir. Cois [OSI], 'side, flank') Tipperary County in Munster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Conglomerate & purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 641.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R89435 26200
Place visited by 337 members. Recently by: derekpkearney, dregish, GerryCarroll, patrickbren, Tomaquinas, Jay9, Daingean, CaminoPat, nevgeoran, chairmanmiah, mwalimu2, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, abcd, Deise-Man
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Longitude: -8.155897, Latitude: 52.387694 , Easting: 189436, Northing: 126200 Prominence: 176.16m,  Isolation: 2.1km
ITM: 589387 626250,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cush, 10 char: Cush
Bedrock type: Conglomerate & purple sandstone, (Slievenamuck Conglomerate Formation)

The name may well be a shortened form of Cois na Binne, which appears in several place-names in this area. This mountain is referred to as Binnia in 'The Mountains of Ireland' by Paddy Dillon.   Cush is the 212th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cush in area Galty Mountains, Ireland
 
A Galty viewing platform.
by simon3  10 Jun 2010
Cush is the most northerly of the mountains in the Galtee range. As a viewing platform it affords great views of the northern, cliffy faces of Galtymore, Galtybeg and Greenane. (As usual in Ireland, it is the north facing side of the 500m mountains which have had the most wear from glacial action.) Our photo shows the summits of Galtybeg (left of centre) and Galtymore (to right). Beneath and to the left of Galtybeg is the corrie that contains Borheen Lough. To the right of Galtybeg you can just make out the lip of Lough Diheen, a little jewel in the side of the Galtees at 554m altitude. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/215/comment/532/
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I did this last Monday on a crystal clear winters .. by murphysw   (Show all for Cush)
 
Climbed Cush as part of a horseshoe walk taking i .. by tony_limerick   (Show all for Cush)
 
Pictured from the SW .. by simon3   (Show all for Cush)
 
A great short and steep climb of just under a hou .. by petelunn   (Show all for Cush)
 
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