Climbing victim remains critical but stable.

A 16 year old youth remains in a serious but stable condition at Tralee General Hospital after spending Sunday night on Mount Brandon after a fall. The youth had been climbing with his younger brother when the accident occurred. Early attempts to find the youth failed and rescue services were called out at around midnight on Sunday. Up to 40 people were involved in the rescue operation and it was the boy`s brother who located him at first light. Nursing staff at Tralee General Hospital say he suffered serious injuries but is in a stable condition.

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