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CALLOUT – Hungry Hill

CALLOUT – Hungry Hill

At 23.30 on 12th September, Kerry Mountain Rescue Team was called to assist the Coast Guard Unit from Castletownbere with the rescue of a tourist family from a crag on the south side of Hungry Hill on the Beara Peninsula.The family of 4 had become crag-fast on a small...
CALLOUT – Torc Waterfall, Killarney

CALLOUT – Torc Waterfall, Killarney

Yesterday afternoon at around 3.00pm, 14 members of Kerry Mountain Rescue Team were called to the rescue of a walker at Torc Waterfall. The walker, an American lady slipped and fell 100 feet down a steep embankment, sustaining shoulder and other injuries. The incident...
Snap winter conditions provide backdrop for training with R117

Snap winter conditions provide backdrop for training with R117

The non-stop rain, more than 100 days, has marked this winter out as unusual by Kerry mountain standards and until this weekend there was no real opportunity for winter skills training locally. However, training is essential for the team. Rescue helicopter 117, based...