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Devils Ladder Stretcher Lower 2 (1)Kerry Mountain Rescue Team assisted in two rescues this weekend.

Yesterday afternoon at 1.00pm, 25 members of Kerry Mountain Rescue team were called
to the assistance of a walker on the Macgillycuddy’s Reeks.

The walker, a woman in her twenties, had sustained a lower leg injury while climbing Carrauntoohil.

The woman was taken by stretcher down the Devils Ladder and into the Hag’s Glen where she was airlifted by the Irish Coast Guard Helicopter, Rescue 115 to University Hospital Limerick.

Later Yesterday evening there was a second call for assistance at 7 o’clock.

On Mangerton mountain in heavy mist, two walkers, a man and woman had become
separated and one was missing.

The Team were tasked to locate the missing woman.

After a short search the lady was located in the Torc area safe and well.