Sunday 22 January 2017

Woman dies following fall on Kerry mountain

Published 07/02/2016 | 19:53

Irish Coast Guard helicopter. Stock picture
Irish Coast Guard helicopter. Stock picture

A WOMAN in her 40s has died following a fall on a mountain in Co Kerry.

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The woman was walking with a group on the Stradbally Mountain near the Dingle Peninsula when she fell at about 2pm.

Strong winds hampered the efforts of Shannon Rescue 115 to recover the woman's body.

The woman is understood to have lived locally.

Her body was eventually recovered from the mountain at after 6pm this evening.

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