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Amanda bets on a great day out at the races on flying visit home

TV presenter Amanda Byram is hoping to drum up plenty of cash for a good cause after jetting back to Dublin to head to the races.

The Diary can reveal how the Castleknock beauty is determined to make the most of her visit back to Ireland, with a hectic social itinerary planned while she's over here, as well as mixing business with pleasure.

Tonight the Total Wipeout star is meeting up with Voice of Ireland stars Brian Kennedy and Sharon Corr for Niall Breslin's gig in the Academy, his first live Irish concert in almost a year.

She recently met up with Niall alongside a gaggle of London-based Irish pals after going to the Coronas gig with Laura Whitmore.

Then tomorrow she's hoofing it down to the Curragh racecourse with friends from 1st Option Models to add some serious glamour to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Day.

Amanda's obviously hoping to have some luck on the gee-gees while she's there. She has already been offered a free bet from Ladbrokes bookies and has said she'll donate any money she wins to her chosen charity, Love 146, which works to combat child sex trafficking.

The popular presenter is just back after spending over a month Down Under learning how to surf and catching up with friends.

She has also been immersed in filming a new show entitled Don't Stop Me Now, a Sky 1 talent show with a twist as contestants who don't measure up are physically propelled off the stage.