Monaghan man competing in World Transplant Games says it’s an opportunity to raise awareness of organ donation

A Monaghan man competing in the World Transplant Games says it’s an opportunity to raise awareness of organ donation.

Tom Flannery is one of two local people preparing for the games that get underway in Newcastle this weekend.

He is the recipient of a lung transplant and one of the older members of the Irish team.

Speaking to Northern Sound News, Tom Flannery says Ireland has become a world-leader for lung transplants.