A dedicated support room for witnesses attending court will be officially opened today in Tralee Courthouse. The facility will provide a safe space for clients of the Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre – it will also be used by ADAPT Kerry Women’s Refuge, Tralee Women’s Resource Centre & Federation of Victim Assistance. Manager of the Kerry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre, Vera O’Leary said the creation of the support room in Tralee was identified through client consultation. She said among the speakers at today’s official opening is a client who had a positive experience through the utilisation of a similar room in Dublin. [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/55118/medium/”] The support room will be launched by Dr Mary McCaffery this evening at 5 o’clock; retired Garda Inspector Barry O’Rourke and Regional Manager of the Courts Service Eamon Kiely will also attend the launch.