Store owner Conor Donohue and his staff in Connemara celebrated a lucky day for one of their customers on Saturday, a €1 million Eurmillions win.
The Costcutter store in Bealadangan sold a ticket worth €1 million for Friday night’s EuroMillions ‘Ireland Only Raffle’ draw.
Pictured above is Conor celebrating with staff members Rebecca Nic Dhonnacha, Annabel Ní Chonghaile, Evan Ó Gríofa, Anna Canavan and Barbara Seoige.
Conor Donohue said that that he was shocked at the news, as this is the second millionaire they minted in the past year.
“Last November we sold a winning ticket worth over a million to another customer. I’m just delighted, I’ve a feeling its someone local as we’ve such loyal regular customers”, he said.
“I took over the business twelve months ago, so I must be bringing some element of luck myself!”
“We’re all looking forward to the buzz this will create over the next couple of days and we wish the winner every best with their prize”, he added.
The ‘Ireland Only Raffle’ winning raffle code in last night’s EuroMillions draw, which is worth €1,005,000 million to one Galway player is: I – NCR – 419.
Friday night’s draw also saw a player from Wexford scoop the EuroMillions top prize of €500,000.
The winning quick pick ticket was sold on the day of the draw in Corrigan’s Spar Supermarket, Main Street, Oulert, Gorey, Co. Wexford.
The winning numbers in the EuroMillions Plus draw which are worth a cool €500,000 to one Wexford player are:8, 16, 17, 39, 44.
The National Lottery is encouraging all of its players to check their tickets carefully.
There was no winner of the €77,782,771 jackpot on offer, which now rolls to an estimated €85 million next Tuesday 23rd of August.