Man airlifted from Mount Brandon

A man in his 60s has been airlifted to Kerry General Hospital this evening, having been rescued from near Mount Brandon.

A man in his 60s has been airlifted to Kerry General Hospital this evening, having been rescued from near Mount Brandon.

The local farmer was out fencing beside Sauce Creek, a very steep area, when there was a rock fall, which badly injured his leg.

The man was unable to move, but members of Kerry Mountain Rescue, who were tasked at 2.15pm, were able to reach him and administer first aid.

The Shannon Helicopter arrived on the scene and has taken the man to Kerry General Hospital for treatment.

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