Cavan and Monaghan children competing in Community Games finals in Dublin

Over 350 children from Cavan and Monaghan will compete in the Aldi Community Games August National Festival this weekend.

The national finals get underway this morning and are being held at the National Sports Campus in Abbotstown, County Dublin.

This year’s games will see around 4,000 competitors travelling from around Ireland to the Sport Ireland National Sports Campus to take part.

Over 200 young athletes from County Cavan and 150 from County Monaghan will take part in the games this weekend.

Over the past 50 years, more than 5 million children have participated and competed across a wide range of sporting and cultural activities.