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Broadcaster Ryan leaves €1.3m in will

Radio star Gerry Ryan, who died in his Leeson Street apartment on April 30, 2010, has left €1.3m in his will.

Ryan, described in as a broadcaster of Leeson Street, Dublin, formerly of Castle Avenue, Clontarf, left a total estate valued at €2,671,258, but after various unspecified deductions the net value came to €1,339,921. In his will, dated 1992, he leaves everything to his wife, Morah.

Lord Killanin, former president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) who died in Dublin in 1999 aged 84, has left €44,264 in his will. He was described in court documents as Michael Morris (Michael Killanin), of Mountpleasant Avenue, Dublin, businessman and author.

Lord Killanin, MBE, who was the third Baron Killanin, was a journalist and author and after a stint as head of the Olympic Council of Ireland he was elected IOC president in 1972 -- a position he held until 1980, when he resigned just before the contentious Moscow Olympics.

Other wills: Betty Geraghty, widow, The Meadows, Dunshaughlin, Co Meath, €1,970,070; Aonghus O'Donnell, doctor, Woodview, Douglas, Co Cork, €1,863,386; Brian Conroy, company director, Ballinclea Heights, Killiney, Dublin, €1,706,629; Eoin J Mullarney, Munich, Germany, €1,518,277; and Eamon Barker, self employed, Palmerston Gardens, Rathmines, Dublin, €1,614,400,

The value of wills includes property, including the family home, and should not be regarded as cash amounts

Sunday Independent