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Our deepest sympathies

We would like to express our deepest sympathies to the family, friends and colleagues of Capt. Dara Fitzpatrick following her tragic death in the line of duty. Our hearts and thoughts are with the Coastguard, Naval Service and volunteers as they continue their...

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CALLOUT – Carrauntoohil

At 13:45 Wednesday afternoon, Nov 30th, Kerry Mountain Rescue Team were called out to an incident on Corrán Tuathail. An English woman in her 40’s had slipped and fallen whilst descending Central Gully with her climbing partner. With the assistance of Rescue 115...

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Bro Aled Male Voice Choir

The Bro Aled Male Voice Choir will perform in the INEC Acoustic club on October 27th in aid of Kerry Mountain Rescue. From the shelter of the Denbigh Moors in North Wales, the Choir is celebrating it's 40th anniversary with this special return trip to Killarney -...

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KMRT 50th Anniversary

Kerry Mountain Rescue will celebrate its 50th Anniversary on Saturday, October 22 with an Open Day at the Rescue Station from 2pm to 4.30pm and celebrations that evening in Kate Kearney's Cottage, Gap of Dunloe.

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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...

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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...

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CALLOUT – Cnoc na Toinne, MacGillycuddy Reeks

Kerry Mountain Rescue Team were called to the rescue of a hillwalker on the upper northern slopes of Cnoc na Toinne, above the Hag’s Glen in the McGillycuddy’s Reeks on the morning of Sunday 10th July last. The walker, an Irishman in his mid-50’s, sustained serious...

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CALLOUT – Kerry Way, Sneem

On Sunday afternoon at 3.30pm Kerry Mountain Rescue Team were called to the assistance of a walker on the Kerry Way near Sneem. The walker, a lady from Luxembourg had sustained a lower leg injury while walking along the trail. The ambulance service treated the lady...

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CALLOUT – Carrauntoohil

On Saturday afternoon at 1.00pm, 25 members of Kerry Mountain Rescue team were called to the assistance of a walker on the Macgillycuddy's Reeks. The walker, a woman in her twenties, had sustained a lower leg injury while ascending Carrauntoohil. First aid was...

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CALLOUT – Cnoc na Toinne

On Sunday evening at 8.00pm, 18 members of Kerry Mountain Rescue Team along with the Waterford based Coast Guard helicopter were called to the rescue of a hillwalker on the lower northern slopes of Cnoc na Toinne. The walker, a man in his 50's had climbed Corran...

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CALLOUT – Cnoc na Toinne

Kerry Mountain Rescue Team were called to the rescue of a hillwalker on the lower northern slopes of Cnoc na Toinne, above the Hag’s Glen in the McGillycuddy’s Reeks. The walker sustained serious injuries in a fall from a common descent route known as the Zig-Zags or...

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CALLOUT – Hag’s Glen, MacGillycuddy’s Reeks

Kerry Mountain Rescue Team were called to the assistance of a walker in the Hags Glen area of the Macgillycuddy's Reeks on Monday. The walker, a middle aged Irish man left Cronin's yard earlier that morning before falling ill and calling for help. The Team located the...

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KMRT training in the Cairngorms

KMRT members recently travelled to the Northern Corries of Scotland's Cairngorm mountains to avail of some winter snow and ice training. One of the main areas of interest were avalanche rescue techniques with Scottish mountaineer Bill Strachan. [envira-gallery...

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