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Woman rescued from Mangerton mountain, County Kerry

A woman who was stranded on a mountain in County Kerry overnight has been brought to safety by Kerry Mountain Rescue.

She got lost while climbing Mangerton mountain, near Killarney, on Monday afternoon and raised the alarm.

Rescuers located the woman during the night on the east side of the mountain, in an area known as Horses Glen.

However, they were unable to reach her until Tuesday morning.

Despite having to remain on the mountain overnight, rescuers said the woman was not injured and in good form.

They said the woman is a regular walker on the mountains in the area.

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