Calls for appointment of second Education Officer for Kerry

There`s been a call for a second Education Welfare Officer to be appointed to the county. At the moment there is one welfare officer working with the 13 schools in Tralee. Regional Manager Dan O Shea says The Board has received 700 referrals from Kerry in the past year, half of which came from Tralee. He says referrals from outside Tralee will be dealt with in due course, a second officer is needed for the county.