Following Tuesday night’s (24th January) EuroMillions Irish Jackpot win of €88,587,275, the National Lottery can confirm that the winning ticket was sold in the Applegreen Motorway Services station on the M1 Northbound in Lusk Co. Dublin.
To celebrate the win Applegreen Lusk M1 North reduced the cost of Petrol and Diesel to 88.5 cent per litre on the morning of Friday 27th January.
This is the third biggest ever EuroMillions win in Ireland and the third EuroMillions jackpot win of the last twelve months. The most recent lucky jackpot tickets were purchased in Easons, Fairgreen Shopping Centre, Carlow (29 January 2016); and O’Hanlon’s, Canal House, Station Road, Portarlington, Co Laois (1 July 2016).
National Lottery Chief Executive, Dermot Griffin said, “We are delighted to see another EuroMillions jackpot win in Ireland. EuroMillions continues to capture the imagination of our players and you never know, we could have another lucky jackpot winner tonight, with a guaranteed jackpot of €17m.”
Good Causes benefit from the sale of all National Lottery games. To date, the National Lottery has raised over €5 billion for good causes with approx. €3.7 million being generated for Good Causes through this EuroMillions roll series, alone. The National Lottery funds projects in Youth, Sports, Recreation, Amenities, Health, Welfare, Arts, Culture, Environment, National Heritage and the Irish Language. Funds raised by the National Lottery are transferred to the Exchequer and are used to part-finance expenditure by various Government Departments on projects in these categories.