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A man and woman were brought to safety last evening off a mountain in south Kerry after getting lost.

The alarm was raised by a person with whom the pair were staying while on holiday in the area when they failed to return from the Beentee Looped Walk near Caherciveen.

The pair became lost in the dark and foggy conditions and the batteries on their phones had gone dead.

Kerry Mountain Rescue 1

10 members of the Waterville section of the Iveragh Coastguard and Kerry Mountain Rescue were tasked to the scene and brought the pair to safety at 10.30pm.