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Clare woman had €500,000 winning ticket for a month

A Co Clare woman was sitting on a winning €500,000 EuroMillions plus ticket for a month before she realised there was a chance she could be a winner. It was only through a casual conversation at home that she learned the winning ticket was purchased at Barry’s Mace Store in Ardnacrusha, where she played EuroMillions on October 6 last. The winner, who arrived at National Lottery at the weekend, with her large family to collect her cheque, revealed she is not a regular player of Lottery games. “I was in the car on October 6 when I heard that night’s EuroMillions jackpot was €190m so I pulled into the nearest shop to buy a ticket,” she said. “I heard the following day that the jackpot was won in Spain, so I didn’t even bother checking the results. I didn’t know anything about a €500,000 EuroMillions Plus prize. “Despite the fact there was a lot of talk over the weeks of …

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€500k win for Clare woman

A CLARE woman was sitting on a winning €500,000 EuroMillions plus ticket for a month completely unaware of her good fortune! It was only through a casual conversation at home that she learned the winning ticket was purchased at Barry’s Mace Store in Ardnacrusha, where she played EuroMillions on October 6. The delighted winner, who arrived at National Lottery GQ today (Friday) with her large family to collect her cheque, revealed she is not a regular player of National Lottery games. “I was in the car on October 6 when I heard that night’s EuroMillions jackpot was a massive €190 million so I pulled into the nearest shop to buy a ticket! I heard the following day that the jackpot was won in Spain, so I didn’t even bother checking the results. I didn’t know anything about a €500,000 EuroMillions Plus prize.” “Despite the fact there was a lot of talk over the weeks of a big EuroMillions winner in …

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Lotto millionaires ‘tick off bucketlist’

A CLARE couple, who won over €1 million in the EuroMillions last month, plan to use their winnings to go on an exotic holiday and help a local charity. The couple, who wish to remain anonymous, bought their winning ticket in The Spar shop on the Limerick Road in Ennis, opposite St Flannan’s College, on Tuesday, February 23. They scooped a €1,026,063 prize with a €6 Quick Pick ticket in the EuroMillions, with the numbers: 23, 25, 32, 37, 42 and star number 1. Collecting their prize from the National Lottery headquarters on Thursday, the lucky couple said they made a bucket list together a few years ago and are now looking forward to ticking off a few things, including an exotic holiday. They also say they plan to make a donation to a local charity which means a great deal to their family. “We’re living the dream we never imagined would come true. We were so excited that we …

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Lotto win ‘a blesssing’

A YOUNG married couple from Ennis who have won €268,533 on EuroMillions are keeping it quiet. They, along with two other prizewinners who collected their bounty at the National Lottery offices in Dublin on this Tuesday, are remaining anonymous. The three prizewinnings added up to a total of €468,000. The Ennis couple matched five numbers and one Lucky Star on Friday, August 22 to win their prize, but they didn’t discover the news until this past weekend. “I spotted the ticket lying in the jeep on Sunday and thought, I must check that,”said the husband. “We’ll pay off the mortgage and put it towards the kids’ college fund”, said the happy wife. “I was made redundant a few months ago, so this is a blessing for us.” The couple bought their lucky ticket in Day Today News in Arthur’s Quay Shopping Centre in Limerick City on Friday, August 22.

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