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US News Limerick student fighting for life after kayaking incident in river near Glencar, Co Kerry

09:05  04 november  2019
09:05  04 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

Young woman airlifted to hospital in critical condition after kayaking accident

  Young woman airlifted to hospital in critical condition after kayaking accident Young woman airlifted to hospital in critical condition after kayaking accidentA multi-agency response was launched near Caragh Lake, Co Kerry, on Saturday after emergency services received reports of a kayaker in difficulty.

A University of Limerick student remains in a critical condition in hospital after she and another kayaker got into difficulties on a river near Glencar in Co Kerry . The alarm was raised shortly after 2.30pm yesterday afternoon when it is understood the kayaks belonging to the two students upturned

The body of a kayaker in her 30s has been recovered from the River Roughty after a drowning incident near Kilgarvan in Co Kerry . The woman was one of a party of up to six from Cork who were kayaking on the river , a popular destination for kayakers .

University of Limerick, Ireland. © Getty University of Limerick, Ireland.

A young student is fighting for her life after the kayak she was in upturned while on a trip with the University of Limerick.

Another male student, both believed to be in their 20s, also got into difficulty on a river near Glencar in Co Kerry.

A search and rescue operation was launched shortly after 2.30pm on Saturday in rough river waters near Caragh Lake - part of the Reeks District. 

The young woman, believed to be from Co Cork, was airlifted to University Hospital Kerry.

a sign in a field: University Hospital Kerry (stock image) © Domnick Walsh University Hospital Kerry (stock image)

The other kayaker was taken to hospital in Tralee by ambulance where his condition is described as stable.

Body of woman, 80s, discovered at house near Ballyduff, Co Kerry

  Body of woman, 80s, discovered at house near Ballyduff, Co Kerry Body of woman, 80s, discovered at house near Ballyduff, Co KerryGardai have launched an investigation into the "sudden death" after the woman's remains were found at around 11.30am on Tuesday.

Two University of Limerick students remain in hospital after they got into difficulty on a river in Co Kerry at the weekend. The two were transported to hospital on Saturday after being found in a critical condition near Caragh Lake. Both kayakers ’ boats had capsized in rough waters on the river Caragh

Two students remain in hospital after they got into difficulty on a river in Co Kerry at the weekend. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times. A 20-year-old University of Limerick (UL) student is in a critical condition in hospital after she and a fellow student got into difficulty while kayaking on a

The two UL students were among a group of 20 others kayaking on the river. 

All of which are members of the University’s kayak club. 

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Tributes paid to tragic priest who died in horror accident off coast of Kinvara, Co Galway .
It is understood that the tragic Father Anthony Minniter had attended mass just one hour before the horrific incident occurred .The alarm was raised at around 8:10pm on Thursday night after reports came in of a car entering the water in Kinvara, Co. Galway.He was then taken to University Hospital Galway where he sadly passed away.Originally from Co. Clare, Minniter served as the local priest for the parish of Ballinderreen in Galway from 2006 until his retirement in 2015.Local priest for Ballinderreen, Father Hugh Clifford said that his predecessor had attended mass in Kinvara the night of the fatal crash.

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