Teenager suffers severe hand injury on fishing vessel off Kerry coast

A teenager has been taken to hospital after suffering severe hand injuries on a fishing vessel off the Kerry coast.

Valentia Coastguard

The crew of the Barnacle 2 raised the alarm this afternoon with Valentia Coastguard who then alerted Dingle Cliff & Coast Rescue.

The coastguard met the vessel off Ventry pier and brought the 15-year-old to shore where an ambulance brought him onto University Hospital Kerry for treatment.