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: -6.216199, Latitude: 54.043405 , Easting: 316902, Northing: 311934 Prominence: 494m,  Isolation: 0.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 716825 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 317th 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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Nursing a slight hangover and having being persua .. by paulocon   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
And so to complete our journey from Carlingford t .. by mneary34   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
petermac on Slieve Foye, 2007
by petermac  4 Jan 2007
Four of us climbed Slieve Foye on 29th September 06. It was a rewarding and challanging walk , very enjoyable. Two points however, climbers may wish to note. Firstly, the start of the walk as indicated on the tourist office map(downloadable) is confusing. We found ourselves going too far south on the Tain Trail and had to cut across fields to get back on track! We had both the Discovery OS map and a gps with the route planned in it and we still had a problem with the starting point! So be careful of that. Also the decent from Eagles Rock down to the car park is treacherous at the moment / there has been so much rain. The rain caused a slime on the grass which makes it extreemly slippery. One stick is essential( if not two,) to negotiate it without continually falling on your Aras! Having said that , the rewards in terms of the view are worth the effort. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/298/comment/2579/
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