German tourist air-lifted to hospital after injury on Killarney’s Purple Mountain

Valentia Coast Guard are currently co-ordinating the rescue of a woman off Purple Mountain in Killarney.

It’s understood the woman is a German tourist in her fifties.

She’s believed to have suffered a leg injury.


Valentia Coast Guard tasked Shannon Rescue Helicopter 115 to the scene shortly after 3 o’clock.

They are in the process of air-lifting her to hospital.