Walkers and climbers are being asked to plan ahead of excursions over the Christmas period
That’s the message from the Kerry Mountain Rescue Team.
In 2017 the team assisted 37 people and have released a message to be aware of what time it gets dark and allow for changes in the weather.
They’ve also asked to note relevant details if you do get into difficulty such as your location, nature of emergency and a contact number.
PRO Alan Wallace explains what to do if something goes wrong: