Slieve Foye 589m mountain, Cooley/Gullion Cooley Mountains Louth Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Cooley/Gullion Area   Cooley Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 23, OSI/LPS Maps: 28, 29, 35, 36 
Highest place:
Slieve Foye, 589m
Maximum height for area: 589 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 494 metres,

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Slieve Foye Mountain Sliabh 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 County Highpoint, Arderin Lists, Undifferentiated, or layered gabbro 1-4 Bedrock

Height: 589m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29&36A Grid Reference: J16902 11934
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Longitude: -6.216215, Latitude: 54.043405 , Easting: 316902, Northing: 311934 Prominence: 494m,  Isolation: 0.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 716824 811942,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvFy, 10 char: SlvFoye
Bedrock type: Undifferentiated, or layered gabbro 1-4, (Layered Gabbro)

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/Gullion area and the 318th highest in Ireland. Slieve Foye is the second most easterly summit in the Cooley/Gullion area. Slieve Foye is the highest point in county Louth.

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Straightforward ascents for great views. .. by group   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Foye in area Cooley/Gullion, Ireland
Picture: The lovely town of Carlingford.
 
New Comment: Louth's CHP
by TommyV  4 Nov 2018
The picturesque town of Carlingford provides a great starting point for this hike. There is a waymarked trail leading out onto the mountain and markers directing you to the summit. The smallest county in Ireland certainly has a special county high point. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/298/comment/20190/
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from Carlingford .. by paddyobpc   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
We climbed Slieve Foye on Saturday 13th February .. by mcrtchly   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
Something for everyone .. by paulocon   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
(Continued from Ravens Rock) As I approached Slie .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
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