While Ireland’s property crash cost millionaire pop star Shane Filan his fortune, he chose last month to go bankrupt in London rather than Dublin.
Filan, 33, the lead singer in the band Westlife, joins high-profile Irish figures, including the country’s former richest man, Sean Quinn, and property developer Thomas McFeely, an ex-IRA hunger striker, in opting for bankruptcy protection in Britain.
The attraction for insolvent Irish people dealing with fallout from the...
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