Rescue operation in the Galtee Mountains

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A hill walker has been airlifted from the Galtee’s near Cahir.

The South Eastern Mountain Rescue Association was alerted to the incident shortly after 2 o’clock this afternoon.

It’s understood the walker suffered lower leg injuries in a fall while in the Slieveanard area of the mountains just a few kilometres from Cahir.

Rescue 117 was called in from Waterford to assist in the operation.