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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
Place visited by 635 members. Recently by: cactustravelfan, conororourke, dunphymgt, justynagru, Fenton, Andy1287, Patrickdoyle, dregish, abcd, Grumbler, scapania, leonardt, briankelly, itshimkeith, Harry-Badger
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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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The mountain gave particularly nice views over th .. by murphysw   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
Wild horses?
by Ol-slewfoot  12 Jul 2010
I walked the Tain way on sunday with some friends, the weather was atrocious but we managed to survive, despite getting lost several times. The signs were pretty erratic in thier appearnce and some were even turned to point in wrong directions, still had a great time!
While walking on Slieve Foye a momentary break in the rain gave us a chance to take in the view and watch a herd of horses grazing, and one even approached me and i fed it with an apple, truly magical moment. Can any tell me anything about these horses, for instance are they feral or does someone actually own them? Just wondered as we noticed quite a few herds roaming freely in several areas and have never seen this before in ireland>
Thanks. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/298/comment/5935/
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Louth's CHP .. by TommyV   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
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May 2000: I don't no if lots of people hike in Co .. by pazapas   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
Fantastic mountain, great views and access. I wa .. by MDTyKe   (Show all for Slieve Foye)
 
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