Injured climber airlifted to UHK from Mangerton Mountain

Valentia Coastguard Radio Station has coordinated the rescue of a climber on Mangerton Mountain.

A call was received at midday that a female climber needed a medical evacuation from the mountain due to a leg injury.

Members of Kerry Mountain Rescue Service attended to the woman and Shannon Helicopter Rescue 115 was tasked to the scene.

The woman was airlifted to University Hospital Kerry this afternoon.