Tributes are being paid to businesses and volunteers helping to develop a room for vulnerable witnesses in Tralee Courthouse.
Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre, Adapt Kerry Women’s Refuge, Tralee Women’s Resource Centre and Victim Assistance have come together to develop the room for alleged victims of sexual violence.
Previously, these witnesses could only wait in the lobby of the courthouse until their case was called.
The room will be launched in the coming weeks.
Manager of the Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre Vera O’Leary says this room has no budget and its development relied on the kindness of a number of individuals and businesses: