Paddy Power:Gallagher support "evaporates"

Michael D Higgins is now the clear favourite to win the presidency after Sean Gallagher's support collapsed, says bookmaker Paddy Power

26th October, 2011
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A day before polling starts in the presidential election, Paddy Power has slashed odds on Michael D. Higgins to 2/7 and pushed recent race favourite Seán Gallagher out to 9/4.

Support for Gallagher has "literally evaporated" since Monday night's live TV debate, the bookmaker said.

Martin McGuinness has also caught the eye of punters with several chunky bets placed on the Sinn Féin man including one bet of €500 at 25/1 which resulted in his...

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