Rescue operation underway in Maamturk mountains

A rescue operation is underway in Connemara after a woman got into difficulty in the Maamturk mountains.

The 61-year-old is stranded on Corcog Mountain having sustained injuries this morning.

The alarm was raised early this morning, and the Galway Mountain Rescue Team has been dispatched.

The Shannon-based coastguard helicopter is also on standby at Galway Airport.


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