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A man has died following a fall on Carrauntoohil yesterday afternoon.

Valentia Coast Guard received the call at around 2 pm that a climber had suffered a fall on the mountain.

Shannon helicopter Rescue 115 airlifted members of Kerry Mountain Rescue team close to the scene of the fall which was on the North side of the mountain and is described as quite steep and hard to access.

The body of the man was recovered and brought back down the mountain to Lisleibane around 9 o’clock last night.