Nine inspectors to inspect pre-schools in five counties

ChildNine inspectors are employed to cover pre-schools in five counties including Kerry. Figures seen by the Irish Independent show the inspectors cover Kerry, Cork, Waterford, Wexford and south Tipperary. Tusla, the child and family agency, says there are 42 pre-school inspectors nationally to inspect 4,600 facilities. Last year there were 2,432 inspections. At the end of 2013 there were 136 early years services registered within Kerry.