Bookies report surge of bets on Fine Gael/Fianna Fail coalition

Bookmaker has reported a surge of bets on a Fine Gael/Fianna Fail coalition to be the next Government in the last twenty-four hours. The firm has slashed the odds to 4-5 from 15-8 after a number of significant bets were struck. A Fine Gael/Labour coalition occurring is next best in the betting at odds of 5-1.

“As Election Day approaches, the betting has really ramped up and at this stage, all the money points in the direction of a Fine Gael and Fianna Fail coalition taking over Dail Eireann,” said spokesperson, Nicola McGeady.

**Most Seats

1-20 Fine Gael, 8-1 Fianna Fail, 20-1 Sinn Fein, 100-1 Labour, 100-1 Renua, 1000-1 Green

**Next Government

4-5 Fine Gael/Fianna Fail, 5-1 Fine Gael/Labour, 6-1 Fine Gael/Minority, 12-1 FG/Labour/SD, 14-1 FG/Labour/Renua, 16-1 FG/FF/any other, 20-1 FG/Labour/Green, 20-1 FG/FF/Labour, 22-1 Fine Gael Majority, 25-1 FF/SF, 25-1 FG/FF/Renua, 33-1 FG/SF, 50-1 FF/Labour

**Taoiseach After Next Election

1-10 Enda Kenny, 8-1 Michael Martin, 16-1 Gerry Adams, 20-1 Mary Lou McDonald, 20-1 Simon Coveney, 20-1 Leo Varadkar, 33-1 Richard Bruton, 33-1 Frances Fitzgerald, 33-1 Michael Noonan, 33-1 Michael Noonan, 33-1 Michael McGrath, 50-1 Joan Burton