People encouraged to keep physically active by Cavan and Monaghan Keep-Well Campaigns

People are being encouraged to keep physically active by Cavan and Monaghan County Councils.

Both councils, in conjunction with Healthy Cavan and Healthy Monaghan, have resumed their Keep Well campaigns following the Christmas break and are offering resources for all ages and abilities to encourage exercise.

Paul Carragher is the Community Development Officer with the Monaghan Sports Partnership and he says that children should be getting 60 minutes of exercise a day and adults need 30 minutes.

Speaking on The Wider View today Paul said getting outdoors was hugely important at the moment: