A National Lottery player in Co. Limerick got their new year off to the ultimate start by scooping the Lotto Jackpot worth a life-changing €11,106,438 in Wednesday’s 4th January draw. The player purchased their winning quick pick ticket on the day of the draw in Kelly’s Costcutter store in Foynes, Co. Limerick.
Only four days later, there was a second big win for the Treaty, after a player matched 5 numbers and the bonus prize worth an incredible €194,994.
The player, who wished to remain private, revealed to the National Lottery what happened the night they discovered they’d won the amazing prize. “I nearly forgot to buy the ticket, I rushed down to the shop minutes before the deadline. When the numbers started coming out, I couldn’t believe what I was seeing! I turned to a family member and said I think we’ve won the lotto!” they said. “I can’t say the exact language I used because there were a few expletives, but let’s just say I was completely stunned! This will make retirement a lot more comfortable for us”, the family member added. The player purchased their winning ticket worth €194,994 on the day of the draw in Mace, Ballylanders, Co. Limerick on Saturday the 7th of January. When asked what they might spend their winnings on, the winner replied, “We hope to get a few home improvements done because we’ve been putting them on the long finger. We also hope to go on our first ever sun holiday! We’ve only ever been as far as the UK”, they said.
On Wednesday 11th January, two winning tickets matched 5 numbers and the bonus to take home €18,002 each. Both tickets were purchased online or on the National Lottery app.
€51,227 was scooped three days later in Friday’s 14th January draw after a player from Wexford matched 5 numbers and the bonus prize. The player purchased their winning quick pick ticket on the day of the draw in the Post Office in Blackwater, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford.
The second Lotto Jackpot win of the month took place on January 21st when a player from Dublin scored an amazing €3,519,141. The player, who wished to keep their win private, purchased their ticket the day before the draw in Mace in Kilbarrack Shopping Centre, Dublin 5.
On the 25th of January a player from Kilkenny matched 5 numbers and the bonus to win a handsome €125,286. The player from the Marble City purchased their winning ticket in Londis, in Callan Co. Kilkenny.
Lotto Plus 1
There were plenty of celebrations in the Kingdom on the 11th of January when a player from Castlegregory scooped the Lotto Plus 1 top prize of €1,000,000. The ticket was sold at Lynch's Country Store on Strand Street in the centre of Castlegregory village, Co. Kerry.