05 Jul 2022

Louth man claims €1 million Lotto prize

Louth man claims €1 million Lotto prize

Staff at the Spar Cherrymount store on the Donore Road in Drogheda, Co. Louth were pictured celebrating after it was announced that their store sold the €1 million Lotto Plus 1 ticket in Saturday 9th

A Lotto winner from Louth had a memorable trip to Dublin this week to collect a cheque worth the life-changing amount of €1 million.

The Wee County winner scooped the top prize in the Lotto Plus 1 draw on Saturday 9th April after purchasing their winning ticket at the Spar Cherrymount store on the Donore Road in Drogheda.

The winner, who is from Drogheda and remaining anonymous, spoke of the overwhelming shock and joy he felt after checking his numbers.

“It was a normal day and I was just going about my usual routine when I decided to sit down with a cup of tea and check my ticket.

"First, I saw I had three numbers and then four and then you can imagine the shock when I went through them all.

"I couldn’t tell you how many times I checked my numbers – I was scanning with the ticket with my phone and then looking over the numbers myself to be fully certain.

"I decided to give a family member a call then to get them to have a look as well.

"Sure then the two of us were double checking!

“It’s been nerve-wracking holding on to the ticket since the big night so I’m delighted to finally be in the Winners Room to hand it over!

"It still seems so surreal so I’ll definitely be taking my time to decide what to do next.”

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