19 monitored sex offenders living in Kerry and Cork

19 sex offenders who are subject to monitoring as part of post-release supervision orders are living in the South West region of Kerry and Cork.

According to the Irish Examiner the figures were released by the Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan.

The data shows there are a total of 120 sex offenders being monitored across the country.

32 are listed as living in the Dublin North and North-East areas.

Post-supervision orders require offenders to undergo psychological counselling or other treatment.