Ireland Tourist dies following tragic incident on Ireland's highest mountain

15:10  16 may  2018
15:10  16 may  2018 Source:   independent.ie

'Major disruption' to Dart and Commuter services on the northside of Dublin

  'Major disruption' to Dart and Commuter services on the northside of Dublin The disruption is expected to last throughout the morning.Emergency services are at the scene of the incident with Iarnród Éireann saying that the disruption is expected to continue throughout the morning.

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Carrantuohill seen from Lough Lein, Killarney © Provided by Irish Independent Carrantuohill seen from Lough Lein, Killarney A tourist has died following a tragic accident on Ireland's highest mountain.

The Canadian man (32) was on holidays in Co Kerry and was walking on Carrauntoohil at around 3pm on Monday with a female companion where he fell and fatally injured himself.

Crews from Valentia Coastguard and Kerry Mountain Rescue took part in the search for his remains and they recovered him at around 9pm last night.

A Garda spokesman told Independent.ie that an investigation has been launched into his death.

Carrauntoohil © Provided by Irish Independent Carrauntoohil They said in a statement: "Gardaí are investigating the death of a 32 year old Canadian man on Carrauntoohil in Co. Kerry on Monday 15 May 2017.

"The man was climbing with a female companion when he fell. The incident happened at about 3pm in poor weather conditions.

"The body was later recovered by a mountain rescue team and the man was pronounced dead at the scene. "

The man's body have been taken to Tralee General Hospital for a post mortem examination."

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