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Declan Lynch & Tony O’Reilly

Credit Julien Behal

Declan Lynch is an author and columnist with the Sunday Independent. A prominent commentator on matters of culture, sport and politics, he is also the author of ten books, including Days of Heaven, John Giles: A Football Man and The Ponzi Man.

Tony O’Reilly is a former An Post branch manager originally from Carlow. After losing everything to a gambling addiction he resolved to put his experiences to good use and today he is a fully qualified counsellor dedicated to raising awareness of gambling addiction.

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