Ryanair boss O'Leary the favourite to buy Abbeville

Ryanair boss O'Leary the favourite to buy Abbeville

Abbeville in Kinsealy

Bookmakers Paddy Power have started to take bets on who is going to buy Abbeville, the former home of ex-Taoiseach Charles J Haughey, which went on the market last week for €7.5 million.

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary is the bookies’ favourite to buy the Kinsealy residence at odds of 2/1.

He is closely followed by Westlife frontman Shane Filan at 7/1 and Manchester Utd manager Sir Alex Ferguson at 8/1. Footballers Michael Owen and John O’Shea are also given odds of 10/1 with former Taoisigh Bertie Ahern and Brian Cowen at 20/1 and 33/1 respectively.

Others listed as possible buyers include businessman Denis O’Brien at 20/1, golfer Rory McIlroy at 25/1 and musicians Bono and Andrea Corr at 33/1.

See the full list of potential buyers here.

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