Cavan Macra are celebrating their 70th anniversary tonight

Cavan Macra are celebrating their 70th anniversary this weekend.

The organisation is aimed at young people between the ages of 17 and 35 who are interested in meeting new people and getting involved in a number of activities including sports, travel, drama and debating.

A dinner dance and celebration night is being held in the Cavan Crystal Hotel at 7pm tonight to mark the anniversary.

Thomas Duffy, newly elected president of Macra na Feirma talked about what people can expect from the event: