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CALLOUT – Carrauntoohil

CALLOUT - Carrauntoohil, 28th December 2018, Rescue of cragfast walker. A well-equipped solo walker became cragfast while descending the lower slopes of Carrauntoohil. Although there was no mobile phone signal present at the location, he was carrying a...

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KMRT 2018 Review

2018 has been a busy year for Kerry Mountain Rescue Team with 45 callouts to date. The callouts have ranged from search and rescue to medical assistance and recovery operations in and around the mountain ranges of the southwest. See attached summary of...

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KMRT receives the Hugh O’Flaherty Humanitarian Award

On November 3rd, the team, along with the Irish Coastguard and the RNLI were recipients of the Hugh O'Flaherty Humanitarian Award. It was presented by Cathaoirleach of Killarney, John Sheahan at a special ceremony in Killarney House. Photo courtesy of...

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CALLOUT – Cnoc na Toinne

CALLOUT: Sunday 12th August, Cnoc na Toinne/ZigZags, McGillycuddy's Reeks At 15:45 KMRT were tasked to assist a woman in her 50's who had slipped and sustained a lower leg fracture on descent from Cnoc na Toinne on the popular Zig-Zags route. The team...

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Our Deepest Sympathies

Our deepest sympathies to the family, friends and rescue colleagues of DWMRT member Kevin Hallahan who died tragically yesterday in North Wales. Read more >>

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CALLOUT – Eastern Reeks

KMRT were called to assist a female hillwalker who sustained an arm injury in a fall near Lough Cummeenapeasta in the Eastern Reeks this afternoon. The lady was treated at the scene by members of the team before being winched and evacuated to hospital by...

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CALLOUT – Mangerton

This evening KMRT were called to the assistance of a female walker on Mangerton Mountain. The lady became ill while descending the mountain. She was winched to the Irish Coast Helicopter and evacuated to hospital.

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CALLOUT – Strickeen, Gap of Dunloe

Kerry Mountain Rescue Team were tasked to the assistance of a female hillwalker on Wednesday evening. The injured lady was air lifted from near the summit of Strikeen by the Irish Coast Guard helicopter.

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CALLOUT – Carrauntoohil

On Friday evening at 7.30pm, Kerry Mountain Rescue Team were called to the assistance of two walkers lost in the Macgillycuddy's Reeks, Co. Kerry. The climbers, a couple visiting from America had been walking for the day before getting disorientated and...

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Walk with James Cahill for Kerry Mountain Rescue

James Cahill was rescued on July 10th 2016 after a fall on Bothar na Gíge, while descending from Carrauntoohil. He has kindly organised a walk on June 10th in Muckross to raise funds for the team and we wish him all the best with his continued recovery. The 8-10km...

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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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