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Property investment: Isles of dreams

During the boom, Michael Jackson was one of many celebrities who wanted to buy an Irish island. Sales are now more sedate, but some still dream

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
22nd April, 2015
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Dorinish Island in Clew Bay, Co Mayo: John Lennon bought it in 1967, but never visited.

It’s been a quiet few years for estate agent Dominic Daly, at least when it

comes to one of his specialities: the sale of private islands.

It wasn’t always thus.

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