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Two people were airlifted to hospital after they got into difficulty on Carrantuohill yesterday evening.

Kerry Mountain Rescue 1The alarm was raised at around 6.15pm.

The women, thought to be in their 20s, are understood to have been hiking on the Devil’s Ladder route up the mountain.

The Kerry Mountain Rescue Team was alerted and Valentia Coastguard tasked Shannon Rescue Helicopter 115 to the scene.

The women were airlifted to University Hospital Kerry in Tralee.