Odds on Fine Gael/Fianna Fail coalition slashed

Chances of Fine Gael and Labour lengthen

16th February, 2016
Micheal Martin's chances of entering government have shortened, according to bookies Pic courtesy of RTE

Bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair has cut the odds on a Fianna Fail/Fine Gael coalition government.

The odds on an historically unprecedented union have narrowed to 6/5, 45 per cent, from 11/8, 42 per cent, according to the bookmaker in an emailed statement to newswire Bloomberg.

Meanwhile, the odds on Fine Gael and Labour, the previous coalition partners, keeping power, have widened to 6/1, 14 per cent, from 9/2, 18 per cent, according to the bookie.

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