Players from Cork, Laois and Donegal win €730k

13 July 2016
By Elaine Murphy


National Lottery players were on a winning streak today (Wednesday), as four separate winning ticket holders claimed a combined total of €730,822 in prize money across Lotto and National Lottery scratch card games.

A Laois family syndicate had earlier collected a cool €500,000 after they hit the Lotto Plus 1 jackpot on Wednesday June 29.

Two separate winners from Co. Laois and Co. Cork are also celebrating after they both picked up a cheque for €90,411 after they shared the Match 5 + Bonus prize with one other Lotto player from Co. Meath on Wednesday 06 July.

The three winning ticket holders have all shared the Match 5 + Bonus prize of €271,233.

The winning Laois man who wishes to keep his win private, bought his Quick Pick Play ticket at Holohans Newsagent in Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny.

The lucky Lotto player from Co. Cork who also wishes to remain private, bought his ticket at the Eurospar on Market Street in Skibbereen, Co. Cork.

Also today (Wednesday), a delighted couple from Co. Donegal have collected a cheque for an incredible €50,000 after they hit the jackpot on an All Cash Platinum National Lottery scratch card. The winning couple bought their scratch card at the Cottage Store in Manorcunningham in Co. Donegal.

Want to share in that winning feeling? Why not play EuroMillions today? Friday’s jackpot is an estimated €40 million. Play in store or online by 7:30pm by Friday evening for a chance to win riches beyond your wildest dreams.

Good Causes benefit from the sale of all National Lottery games. To date, the National Lottery has raised over €4.7 billion for good causes. This level of funding has made a significant difference to communities, projects and individuals in the areas of Youth, Sports, Recreation, Amenities, Health, Welfare, Arts, Culture, National Heritage and the Irish Language.

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