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Slieve FoyeMountainSliabh Feá A name in Irish, also Carlingford Mountain an extra name in English(Ir. Sliabh Feá [GE], 'mountain of rushes')County Highpoint of Louth in Leinster Province, in County Highpoint, Arderin Lists, Undifferentiated, or layered gabbro 1-4 Bedrock
Height:589mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29&36AGrid Reference: J16902 11934 Place visited by 716 members. Recently by: Pikes, cmcv10, Joe90, aburden, mrmikelennon, deirdrec, FoxyxxxLoxy, Leona-S, LauraG, Leonas_Escapades, Claybird007, Aneta.jablonska, Dessie1, pcoleman, Udzungwa I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
Locally the name is understood as Sliabh Fathaigh, 'mountain of the giant', and this ties in with local lore about a giant being discernible among the summit rocks [KM, personal comment]. Also called Carlingford Mountain.
Slieve Foye is the highest mountain in the Cooley Mountains area and the 317th highest in Ireland. Slieve Foye is the second most easterly summit in the Cooley Mountains area. Slieve Foye is the highest point in county Louth. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/298/