HEAR MORE: Local athletes prepare for World Transplant Games

Two local athletes are getting set to represent Ireland at the World Transplant Games that get underway in the UK today.

Monaghan’s Tom Flannery and Cavan native Aodhagan Cullen are two of the 38 athletes that will compete in a series of events for the next week.

The Games are held every two years to show what can be achieved by people who have undergone transplants.

Our reporter Aaron McElroy spoke to them before they set off to hear more of their stories.

Tom Flannery

Aodhagan Cullen