Written Answers. - Psychologist Statistics.

Mary Coughlan

Question:

72 Miss Coughlan asked the Minister for Education the number of psychologists available within this country; and the locations at which they are based. [8983/95]

There are 39 psychologists employed in my Department. They are located in the following areas:

Dublin

23

Cork

6

Galway

3

Limerick

2

Clonmel

2

Sligo

1

Wexford

1

Drogheda

1

In addition to the above there are four psychologists employed by City of Dublin vocational education committee and two employed by County Dublin vocational education committee.