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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# carrauntoohil

Last year
# not prepared
People 'putting safety at risk' by climbing scenic peaks just for Instagram likes
Gerry Christie, from Kerry Mountain Rescue, said climbers often don’t have the proper equipment when climbing.
# Safe
Five people rescued after being stranded overnight on Carrauntoohil
The group will be off of the mountain within the hour.
# Kerry
Emergency services including Coast Guard helicopter searching for missing climber in Kerry
The missing man, who is in his 60s, was last seen yesterday at 5pm.
All time
# Kerry
Nine people rescued from Devil's Ladder on Carrauntoohil amid icy conditions
Four different parties were lowered down a 100-metre stretch of the mountain.
# devil's ladder
Man airlifted to hospital after sustaining serious head injury on Carrauntoohil
The incident happened in the Devil’s Ladder area of the mountain.
# Kerry
'He lived life to the fullest': Tributes to man who died after fall on Carrauntoohil
Ger Duffy was described as a kind man who would help anyone.
Man dies while climbing Carrauntoohil in Kerry
It is believed the man may have fallen and sustained fatal injuries.
# Beenkeragh
Canadian tourist dies after falling at Macgillycuddy's Reeks
Because of dense fog and challenging conditions, it was difficult to locate the couple, believed to be in their 20s/30s.
# Kerry
Seven people rescued from Carrauntoohil mountain in two separate incidents overnight
A woman with a bad cut on her head was found as Kerry Mountain rescue were bringing another six people off the mountain.
# Kerry
Mountain walker found safe after going missing on Carrauntoohil last night
He rang the gardaí last night reporting that he had gotten lost on the mountain.
# ireland's highest
A photographer climbed Carrauntoohil and captured some glorious drone footage
Would you look.
# up in the mountains
This stunning footage of Carrauntoohil is like something out of a movie
Lord of the Rings much…?
# hag's glen
Coast Guard helicopter called out - as woman suffers head injuries on Carrauntoohil
The woman is believed to have suffered serious injuries after slipping and hitting her head on a rock.
# abseil
Climbers stuck on ledge sparks dramatic rescue on Carrauntoohil
A mountain rescue team had to be airlifted to the summit to reach the climbers.
# carrauntoohil
Ireland's highest peak is looking well under the first snows of the season
And yes — the cross is still up.
# Kerry
Video of the Carrauntoohil Cross being cut down sent to journalists
The footage was sent along with anti-Catholic messages.
# you told us
Top comments of the week
Did you make the cut?
# i get knocked down...
The cross on Carrauntoohil will be re-erected before Christmas
We are still no closer to finding out who cut down the monument.
# lowest of the low life
Michael Healy-Rae: Whoever cut down the Carrauntoohil cross is some sort of anti-Christ
“It was an outrageous act.”
# thieves and vandals
Whoever cut down the Carrauntoohil cross also stole a commemorative plaque
The iconic cross was chopped down with an angle-grinder sometime between Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.
# Co Kerry
Body of man found by hillwalker on Carrauntoohil
A post-mortem is due to take place and the local coroner has been notified.
# bless us and don't save us
Coast Guard responds to 'help' calls on Carrauntoohil... it was just someone praying loudly
A mountain guide thought he heard screams for help. They weren’t.
# Focus Ireland
Dozens of climbers scale four Irish peaks in one weekend
The event was in support of homelessness charity Focus Ireland.
# Worthy Cause
Here's the 32 All-Ireland winners that are climbing Carrauntoohil in aid of the Alan Kerins Projects
The unique charity event ‘Sam To The Summit’ takes place this Friday.
# the hills
Mountain rescue teams urge walkers to be safe this Christmas
St Stephens Day is one of the busiest times on Ireland’s hills and small mountains.
# gulp
Wild Goat Is Braver Than You Pic of the Day
Don’t look down.
# minus four degrees
So, what's the weather like on Carrauntoohil?
It’s -4C, but boy is it pretty.