Man winched to safety following fall on Carrauntoohill

A  man in his 50s was rescued from Carrauntoohil last night, after he fell and injured himself while climbing with a friend. Kerry Mountain Rescue Team logo The alarm was raised at about 8 o clock, when the man fell and hurt his leg at an area known as Cnoc na Tine. Kerry Mountain Rescue was tasked to the scene and the man was winched to safety by the crew from Waterford Helicopter. His injuries are not believed to be serious.