A woman in her 20s has been airlifted from the McGillycuddy's Reeks in Co Kerry, after she was injured while descending Carrauntoohil.

The alarm was raised shortly after 7pm.

Members of the Kerry Mountain Rescue Team brought the woman to the bottom of the Devil's Ladder.

She was airlifted to Kerry General Hospital in Tralee by the Shannon-based Coast Guard helicopter.

The woman's injuries are not believed to be serious.