mountain or mountain range
Na Gaibhlte
genitive: na nGaibhlte
(Irish)
Galty Mountains
(English)

Other names

Galtee Mountains
local name
(English)

Centrepoint

52.3712, -8.16226latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Site of Dungrot Castle S.O.50 LM (bf Knockanebrack, b Coshlea, p Galbally)
Féach ,pit'ə'gəltə (mionainm) bf Knocknagalty
*PN Decies (1907) "Galtee Mountain", Gailte. Meaning unknown
Cinnlae I (1928, 1936) 18 Nóta' Na Gailte: Crotha (sic)
Cliach bhí orra ar dtús; Na Gaibhlte annsan agus na Gailte mar thruailliughadh air seo.
PN Decies (1952) "Galtee Mountain", Na Gaibhlte
*DIL gabul o,m agus a, f, np. gabail (etc), ap. Gabla
*Din gabhal, pl. (gaibhle), - leacha agus gabhla
*Din gall, (pl) -leacha ('a stone')
*?(gaillte, gailltí, gaibhlte)
1058
Maidhm Sleibhe Crot
AU I Leathanach: 1058.3
1058
Cath Sléibhe Crot
ARÉ Leathanach: II.874
1100c
Cath Slebi Crott
LL Leathanach: I.3156
1100c
Dún Crott
LL Leathanach: 3340
1120c
uillinn Shlebi Crot
CCC Leathanach: 10
1120c
Sliabh Crot
CCC Leathanach: 30
1200c
idir …. 7 Sleibh Crot
Lis Leathanach: 234Vb
1391c
crota cliach
BB Leathanach: 214a16
1400c
crota cliach
Lec. Leathanach: 34 Vb 48
1400c
im Chrotaibh Cliach
Top. Poems Leathanach: 60.1.1637
1460c
tré Shliabh Crot
Marcher Lords Leathanach: 40. l. 420
1539
Slewgros
COD Leathanach: IV.183
1595
Slevegroth
F Leathanach: 5950
1604
Slevegroth
CPR Leathanach: 54
1633c
Sliabh gCrot
FFÉ Leathanach: II.288
1654
Galtymore (the mountain called)
CS I Leathanach: I.259.373
1654
Galtymore (the mountain called)
CS II Leathanach: II.22
1654
Galtymore (a heigh hill called)
CS II Leathanach: II.4
1654
Slievegrott(the Mountaine called)
CS I Leathanach: I.259.349.362.363
1654
Sleavegrott( a mountaine called)
CS II Leathanach: II.4.15.16.18.19.21
1654
Slievgrod (the mountaine of)
CS I Leathanach: I.373
1654
Slievegrod
CS I Leathanach: I.273
1657
Doonegrot (Mannor of)
CS IV Leathanach: IV.228
1657
Dungrott (Mannor of)
CS IV Leathanach: IV.229.230
1657
the Mountaine of Gualty
DS
1657
Dungort (Stumpe)
(b. Coshlea)
DS
1657
Barrin Mountains called the Gualtie
DS
1660c
a Mt. called ye Gaulteenes
BSD (TÁ) Leathanach: 96
1660c
ye Gualteires
BSD (TÁ) Leathanach: 153
1681
The Galty Hill
('Extracts from the Journal of Thomas Dineley...')
JRSAI Leathanach: IV.176
1685
Gualty
Hib. Del.
1760
don Ghaillte gur chaill sin a príomh-fhlaith
Uilliam Ó Morain a chum
PPM
1774
Mountgrott orse ... Slievegrott
CGn. Leathanach: 298.635.199158
1827
na Gailte
Cinnlae Amhl. Leathanach: I.18
1830
na Gaillti
Cinnlae Amhl. Leathanach: II.372
1830
na Gaillti, na Gaillte
Cinnlae Amhl. Leathanach: II. 366
1840
Galteebeg Mountain
AL Nóta: (p Clonbeg, TÁ)
1840
Gailte beag
AL
1840
Galteemore
Galway, Rev. J.:AL (P Clonbeg)
1840
Galteemore or Galtymore
Bolton Massy Esq.:AL
1840
Galteemore
Rev. J. Massy Dawson:AL
1840
Gáilte Mór, 'The large Galtee'
AL
1840
Knocknagalty
Buchanan T.:AL (p. Kilbeheny)
1840
Knockagualty
BM:AL
1840
Galtymore
Madden, J., P.P.:AL
1840
Knocknagaulty
Waters, E.:AL
1840
the ancient name of these mountains was Crota Cliach
OD:AL
1840
G.... ór
(glanta)
pl:AL
1840
Gailte Mór
OD:AL
1840
Gall means 'a stone?' whether Gaillte means a stormy or stony mountain
OD:AL
1963-4
n̪əˈgəil′t′ə
Dinnseanchas Leathanach: I 42

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