Lotto winner Jonny keeping it real

IT SEEMS it will take more than a £3.8 million lotto windfall to keep Jonny Johnston away from his job! Despite Jonny and partner Christina Williams celebrating the massive win, pictured right, just weeks before Christmas, the Irvinestown man was spotted still working his day job as a Tesco delivery man last week. When news broke […]

Kyle Lafferty calls for gambling ban in sport

FERMANAGH and Northern Ireland footballer Kyle Lafferty has called for a blanket ban on betting companies in sports as he opened up on his own personal struggles with a gambling addiction. The striker who is currently playing with Kilmarnock in the Scottish Premier League told the Pint and Two Shots podcast that a complete ban in all […]

Family welcome ‘long overdue’ gambling reforms

WELCOME REFORMS: THE FAMILY of a Fermanagh man who took his own life because of a gambling addiction, have welcomed the news that some of the gambling reforms they have been campaigning for will be introduced by Stormont. Sadie and Peter Keogh lost their son, Lewis in 2013. Since then, the couple have been lobbying […]

Ex-footballer driving home the message of gambling addiction

A FORMER Fermanagh and Western footballer is hoping to drive home the message that gambling addiction can cost lives over the coming weeks, months and beyond. Pete Keogh, whose son Lewis took his own life in 2013 because he had a gambling addiction, is the chairman of the charity Gambling With Lives which has been […]

How gambling addiction cost our boy his life

THEIR son Lewis took his own life three years ago after a prolonged gambling addiction.  It’s only now that parents Pete and Sadie Keogh have the strength to talk about it. “Addiction to anything is bad, but addiction to gambling is cruel,” said the couple who have been through so much since they received the […]