'Paris' tames Hell Mountain

Published 18/12/2013 | 05:36

Michael Murphy 'Paris', his son Conor, and Fionán Murphy together with his son Darragh were the only father and son duo to complete the arduous Hell Mountain event recently held at Portmagee.

Known locally as 'Murphy Paris', the 56-year-old finished ahead of a number of people many years younger, while the 48-year-old Fionán did likewise.

'Murphy Paris' attributes his slim, trim and hardy figure to years of beagle hunting in the rough terrain of mountainous Iveragh.

Meanwhile, Fionán gave many years playing at the top level with the Valentia and South Kerry senior footballers and there's no doubt that he's the better for it.

Kerryman

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