« BackKillarney man in serious condition in hospital after fall on Carrauntoohil

University Hospital KerryA Killarney man is said to be in a serious condition in hospital after a fall on Carrauntoohil.

Valentia Coast Guard received the call at 11:30 this morning that a man had sustained a head injury on the Zig Zags route on Carrauntoohil.

Conditions on the mountain were said to be difficult.

Kerry Mountain Rescue Team stretchered the man down the mountain and he was airlifted to University Hospital Kerry by Shannon Helicopter Rescue 115 this afternoon.