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A 92-year-old veteran of World War II has been rescued after a fall on an island off the Sneem coast.

Derrynane Inshore Rescue Service has helped in moving the elderly English man off Einaun Island.

Rescue from Einaun Island

They assisted the crossing of an ambulance crew to the island to tend to the man.

The injured man was then brought to Oyster Pier where an ambulance is taking him to University Hospital Kerry.

Valentia Coast Guard co-ordinated the operation.

David O’Mahony is secretary with Derrynane Inshore Rescue.