Birthday girl claims Lotto €100k

The mystery winner of €100,000 in the National Lotttery’s Easter Millionaire Raffle has claimed her prize.

The mystery winner of €100,000 in the National Lotttery’s Easter Millionaire Raffle has claimed her prize.

The lucky lady, from the North of Donegal, wishes to remain anonymous, was given the winning ticket, which was bought at Eason’s in the Courtyard Shopping Centre, Letterkenny, as a birthday present.

“It’s the best birthday present ever,” smiled the happy winner as she collected her cheque. “I can’t wait to see how they’ll beat this next year.”

Coincidentally, another recent Lotto winner also received the ticket as a birthday present.

The delighted man, from Co. Kildare, scooped €250,000 in the Lotto Plus 2 draw on Wednesday, April 4.

The man, who wishes to keep the win private, d still can’t believe his luck. He said: “I thought I’d won €25,000. I was really happy with that. It’d definitely help to pay off a few bills. But I only discovered there was an extra zero when I got to National Lottery offices and now I’m a quarter millionaire. It’s unbelievable – life-changing.”

Members of a syndicate at the National Museum in Dublin also hit it lucky. The 33 strong group won €250,000 in the Easter Monday Millionaire Raffle Draw.

“I always knew we would win big, it was just a matter of time and patience,” said one of the happy syndicate members. “This is just the start of our lucky streak, we will continue to play and who knows, we could be back in here again on Friday collecting a EuroMillions win.” added the happy man.

A member of the lucky group checked the ticket on Tuesday evening. “I got a call from my colleague who thought we won a prize in the raffle. I didn’t believe him so I asked my daughter to check the ticket online. When she did and realised we had won €250,000 she nearly fell off the seat with the shock,” laughed the happy man.

The group, who plan to split the prize equally, have many plans for their win including a celebration with all their colleagues in the very near future. TheThe winner(s) of the €1 million top prize has not yet come forward. Check your ticket now. The winning number is 128 235 and the ticket was bought in SuperQuinn, Pavillion Centre, Swords, Co. Dublin.