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A Kerry teenager who’s being treated for injuries after falling from a balcony in Galway City last night is from the Tralee area.

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The 19-year-old is a first year student at NUI Galway. The 19-year-old, who’s from the Tralee area, fell from a third floor apartment balcony in Dun na Coiribe at the Headford Road in Galway at around 11.30 last night. Emergency services and gardaí attended the scene, and the man was rushed to University Hospital Galway. He has since been transferred to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin where he’s said to be in a critical condition. No foul play is suspected. Gardai are investigating the circumstances.