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West Kerry community devastated by tragic accident at Bull's Head

Jan 3, 2021 18:01 By radiokerrynews
West Kerry community devastated by tragic accident at Bull's Head West Kerry community devastated by tragic accident at Bull's Head
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The people of West Kerry's thoughts are with the parents and family of a boy who died after falling from a cliff, a local

The people of West Kerry's thoughts are with the parents and family of a boy who died after falling from a cliff, a local councillor has said.

The boy, who's understood to be 17-years-old, was walking with his family at Bull's Head in the Dingle Peninsula this afternoon when the accident occurred.

Emergency services were notified at 1.40pm.

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Valentia Coast Guard tasked Shannon Rescue Helicopter 115, Valentia Lifeboat and Dingle Coast Guard.

The teenager's body was recovered and has been taken to University Hospital Kerry where a post-mortem will take place.

Local Fianna Fáil councillor Breandán Fitzgerald says it's terrible, sad news and the community's thoughts are with the boy's parents and family.

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