Airlift attempt fails near Carrauntoohill

An attempt to airlift an injured man from near Carrauntoohill in Co Kerry has failed this evening because the ground is too steep.

A Kerry Mountain Rescue team is now stretchering the man to a level the helicopter will be better able to reach.

The alarm was raised at 3pm this afternoon when the man in his 60s suffered a fall on the Hag's Tooth Ridge.

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