Charity cycles passing through Cavan today

Two fundraising cycles are passing through the region today. 21 cyclists will be stopping in Ballyjamesduff on their cycle, raising funds for 14 month old Dubliner Tessa Garry who has neuroblastoma.

They’re hoping to raise €375,000 to allow her access treatment in America.

Separately, a group of solicitors from both sides of the border are taking part in an ironman triathlon to raise money for the solicitors’ benevolent fund. They set off from Ballyshannon in Donegal this morning and hope to finish in Dublin later this evening.

Former President of the Law Society Stuart Gilhooley is cycling and will pass through Cavan today. Speaking to Northern Sound News ahead of the start, he said they’re looking forward to the challenge: