Monaghan Lotto player scoops €43,520 prize – One number short of €4.4 million jackpot

‘No tickets left’ – National Lottery confirm that popular Millionaire Raffle has SOLD OUT!

Lotto players in Monaghan town are today being asked to check their Lotto tickets for last night’s €4.4 million draw after one lucky player won the Lotto Match 5 + Bonus prize of €43,520. The winner matched five numbers and the bonus ball, meaning they were one number short of winning the €4,428,241 million jackpot on offer.

The lucky player purchased their Quick Pick ticket on the day of the draw at the Ye Old Cross Inn on Old Cross Square in Monaghan Town.

The winning numbers from last night’s Lotto draw are: 22, 23, 24, 28, 32, 41 and the bonus was: 44.

The winning ticket holder is advised to sign the back of their ticket and to get in touch with the National Lottery claims team on 1800 666 222 or email and arrangements will be made for them to claim their prize.

Meanwhile, the National Lottery have also confirmed that all 500,000 limited tickets for this year’s Christmas Millionaire Raffle have sold out! The hugely popular Millionaire Raffle draw which takes place at 10pm on Thursday 31st December, guarantees one top prize winner of €1 million and a further 6,008 glittering prizes ranging from €500. As well as the top prize of a cool €1 million, there will be three additional prizes of €100,000.

A full breakdown of the guaranteed prizes is as follows:

  • 1 Prize of €1,000,000
  • 3 Prizes of €100,000
  • 10 Prizes of €10,000
  • 30 Prizes of €5,000
  • 165 Prizes of €1,000
  • 5,800 Prizes of €500

The National Lottery have also confirmed that due to the sell-out, more than €5.1 million from the Millionaire Raffle draw has been raised for the Good Causes fund. 

Nearly 30 cent in every €1 spent on all National Lottery games goes back to Good Causes in the areas of sport, youth, health, welfare, education, arts, heritage, and the Irish Language. In total more than €5.8 Billion has been raised for Good Causes since the National Lottery was established 33 years ago. In 2019 alone, €252 million was raised for local Good Causes in communities across Ireland.