Education Minister to spend two days in the county.

Education Minister Noel Dempsey will spend the next two days in Kerry meeting with teachers as part of their annual conferences. 800 primary teachers have gathered in the Brandon Hotel in Tralee to discuss the challenges facing the sector. One major issue at each of the conferences is likely to be the provision of special needs education.Minister Noel Dempsey`s first engagement is to meet Asti members in Killarney this morning. Hundreds of delegates are gathering to debate problems associated with unruly students and increasing drug and alcohol abuse among teenagers.