Canadian man dead following fall on Carrauntoohil

A Canadian man has died after a fall on Carrauntoohil.

Emergency services were alerted at 3 o’clock yesterday afternoon by a Canadian woman, after her husband fell and suffered head injuries.

Kerry Mountain Rescue Team were tasked to the scene by Valentia Coastguard to search for the couple.

They brought the woman and body of the man off the mountain, and the operation concluded at 1 o’clock this morning.