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Baz Ashmawy, the star of 50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy recently presented a very gripping documentary "All Bets are Off".
The show delved into the dark, heartbreaking and complex reality of problem gambling in Ireland. Baz talked exclusively about the stories that shocked him the most, the need for compassion towards those with addiction and calls for more regulation of the gambling industry.
The Irish are the third-largest gamblers in the world and number one for online betting. One in 10 gamblers has a serious problem. Only 5pc of those will ever seek help, while only 1pc will ever receive it, due to a lack of support services.
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Kathryn Thomas recently launched the annual "Happy Heart" Appeal in aid of the Irish Heart Foundation.
The appeal which took place nationwide on the 12th May, has a target of €500,000 to ensure that The Irish Heart Foundation can continue to provide vital funds so that continuous CPR training is given to every community in Ireland to help save lives from sudden cardiac arrest.
This year’ campaign features a newly designed pin created by contemporary Irish designer, Orla Kiely.