At over 3,000 feet tall this mountain is associated with tales regarding St Patrick and serpents.

Galtymore or “big hill of the Galtees” is a mountain in the province of Munster. At 918 metres or over three thousand feet it is one of Ireland’s highest mountains. Galtymore is the highest of the Galty (or Galtee) Mountains, a sandstone and shale mountain range with 24 peaks above 100 metres (330 ft), which runs east-west for thirty kilometres (20 mi) between counties Tipperary and Limerick. Galtymore is the highest point of both counties. The mountain and its deep corrie lakes are associated with various Irish folklore tales regarding Saint Patrick and serpents.


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