Body of hillwalker recovered by rescue teams in Kerry

The man had been missing since Tuesday

Body of hillwalker recovered by rescue teams in Kerry

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The body of a man missing on Mount Brandon in Co Kerry has been found.

The man, believed to be aged in his early 60s, had been missing since Tuesday.

His body was discovered by rescue teams on Wednesday evening.

The man, who is from the UK, was hillwalking alone when he became lost.

A number of search teams were involved in the operation - including the Valentia Coastguard.