Hill walker rescued after night on Achill Island

A man in his 40s, who was lost while hill walking on Achill Island, has been found safe and well.

A man in his 40s, who was lost while hill walking on Achill Island, has been found safe and well.

A search was launched this morning involving the coastguard helicopter after he failed to return to base last night.

Spokesperson for Mayo Mountain Rescue Shane McGuire said the man is in good health, despite a very cold night on the mountain.

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