welcome to extern problem gambling
(formerly problem gambling ireland)
free counselling and helpline for anyone impacted by problem gambling
About Extern Problem Gambling
This website is a free resource. Its aim is to provide some independent supports and resources to anyone whose life has been negatively impacted by problem gambling.
Our Mission is to provide a dedicated, independent suite of supports, resources and referral pathways for problem gamblers and their families. We also advocate on behalf of those suffering the consequences of problem gambling and highlight gambling related issues in the media.
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Extern Problem Gambling in the Media
Irish Examiner, May 26th 2022: Politicians attending bookmaker-hosted event 'doesn't help' ahead of gambling law reform
Irish Examiner, May 21st 2022: Government must take steps to stop problem gambling
The Irish Times, May 20th 2022: Politicians seek tough sanctions for bookies that break proposed new betting laws
The Times (Ireland Edition), April 4th 2022: Addiction experts warn of cryptocurrency ‘gambling’
The Irish Times, March 14th 2022: Tipping Point: Gambling industry jitters point towards proposed Irish law having teeth
RTE, March 6th 2022: Gambling firms are betting on ethical change
Irish Examiner, 26th Feb 2022: Tony O'Reilly: Problem gambler turned counsellor
The Financial Times, Jan 11th 2022: Gambling industry veterans turn tables and target investors for reform
The Irish Times, Decamber 5th 2021: Gambling addiction: ‘It is everywhere you look, and it is big business
RTE, October 21st 2021: Legislation to establish gambling regulator published
The Irish Independent, October 11th 2021: More young people addicted to online gambling
The Irish Independent, April 29th 2021: Niall McNamee promotes our AIB-funded campaign, 'The Hidden Problem'
The Journal, April 5th 2020: 'Not fit for purpose': Problem gambling supports 'lumped in' with alcohol and drug addiction services