Lucky Cork winner scoops €50,000 with Prize Bonds

21 September 2019
By Mary Bermingham


This week’s Prize Bond Star Prize of €50,000 goes to lucky Prize Bond number AJI 499276 held in County Cork. The lucky bond was purchased in 2017. There were over 4,800 prizes awarded in this week’s Prize Bond Draw, amounting to over €306,000.

File photo: Winning Streak may be fun, but you have to keep buying tickets. Whereas with Prize Bonds you buy once, then forget about it and wait for your Prize (you may never win, but you can always cash out)

In addition to a €1 million prize awarded on the last weekly draw of June and December, there are weekly draws where the top prize is €50,000. Other cash prizes awarded each week include 10 of €1,000 and 10 of €500.

Prize Bonds are a State Savings product which, instead of paying interest, offers bond holders the chance to win cash prizes every week. All winnings are tax-free, and Prize Bonds can be cashed in at any time after the minimum holding period of three months.

Prize Bonds can be purchased by Direct Debit, online at, by telephone to callsave 1850 30 50 60 or at your local Post Office. Prize Bond holders can check draw results online at The main winning numbers are also available in most Post Offices.

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