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Gardaí appeal for help finding man who was hiking in Kerry

It is understood he went walking in the Gap of Dunloe area.

Image: Garda Press Office

GARDAÍ ARE APPEALING to the public for assistance in tracing the whereabouts of a man who went missing over the weekend while hiking in Kerry.

59-year-old Gilbert Fitzpatrick from Navan, Co Meath was last seen at 11am on Saturday. He had been on holiday in Tralee during the week and travelled to Killarney on Saturday.

It is understood he went walking in the Gap of Dunloe area of Killarney on Saturday and the alarm was raised when he failed to return to his accommodation in Tralee the following day.

He is around 5’5”, of slight build with dark/grey hair. When last seen he was wearing a light blue check short-sleeved shirt, navy trousers and black shoes and he was carrying a rain jacket.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have seen him to contact Tralee Garda Station 066-7102300 or Killarney Station 064-6671160 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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