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Kerry Mountain Rescue 1

Valentia Coast Guard are currently co-ordinating the rescue of an injured man on Carrauntoohil.

The coastguard received the call at 11:30 this morning that a man had sustained a head injury on the Zig Zags route near the Devil’s Ladder on Carrauntoohil.

Conditions on the mountain are said to be difficult.

Kerry Mountain Rescue Team have stretchered the man down the mountain and he is due to be airlifted to University Hospital Kerry by Shannon Helicopter Rescue 115.