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The Galee Mountains or Galty  (Irish: Na Gaibhilte or Sléibhte na gCoillte) are a mountain range in Munster, located in Ireland’s Golden Vale

Galtymore eaches a height of 917m (3,009 ft) the highest of the Galty Mountains and the 14th highest peak in Ireland.  

 The North face shows much evidence of glacial erosion.   It harbours a number of corrie glaciers, most of which are now occupied by loughs:

Lough Diheen lies between Galtymore and Galtybeg

Lough Curra lies between Galtymore and Slievecushnabinna.

A popular starting point to climb Galtymore is the ‘Black Road’ which can be accessed from the N8 Dublin to Cork road near the villages of Skeheenarinky and Kilbehenny, and it can also be accessed from King’s Yard.

With showering facilities now available at Kilbehenny Community Centre,

many visitors are delighted to return to Kilbehenny to freshen up, and enjoy hot food.


If you need any help or information, you can contact Moss Fitzgerald 087 8014991


025 84733

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Galtee Mountains!

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Please Note:


A  CPR / AED course will take place on Tuesday, June 30th at 7 30pm in Kilbehenny Community Centre.


Cost €20 per person.


Thiscourse will cover all aspects of CPR for adults, children and infants, while the heart saver AED will teach people how to use an Automated External Defibrillator.


It would be fantastic if more local people came on board to ensure that the defibrillator service continues in Kilbehenny

You could contribute to saving the life of a friend or a neighbour.


All participants will receive a wallet size certification card from the Irish Heart Foundation which is valid for two years.


To book a place on the course, contact Moss on 087 8214991.




Safe Pass


Friday the 10th of July.


To book a place, contact Eileen 087 9270020


Moss 087 8214991.