Lottery24 – Mum from Kildare wins big on the Irish LottoA recent Irish Lotto winner from Ireland has revealed how she watched in shock as her chosen numbers came up live on the television.
The mum, who wanted to remain anonymous as she claimed her prize, won €250,000 in Saturday’s Irish Lotto Plus 2 draw. This lottery winner watched as her numbers came up one by one live on TV.
This is unlike many people who find out that they’d matched the numbers after the drawing has taken place, such as Daniel Chase from Michigan in the USA who didn’t know he’d won $1 million on the Powerball for two months after the drawing took place. The woman, from Kildare, said that she noticed that the numbers 9, 13, 19, 29, 37, 46 and the Bonus number 33 looked very familiar while she was watching, similarly to how a Maryland lottery winner found out he’d won $100,000 on a Keno ticket as he watched the game take place on a monitor in the store where he’d purchased it.
She couldn’t have had a better start to her week then, as she said, “I checked my ticket and there were the numbers. It was unreal,” the Irish Lotto winner told officials as she collected her cheque on Monday morning. “I must have checked them twenty times, I actually got a migraine!” she said as she revealed that she couldn’t believe it.
Having purchased her winning Irish Lotto ticket from a Topaz Service Station on Naas Road, the winner said that she’s never won anything before, let alone a quarter of a million euros, just like a pensioner from Brentwood in England who said she’d never won anything until she drove home a new car after winning a charity lottery. The Irish Lotto winner then said that she’s delighted she’ll finally be able to take her family away on a holiday.
“The kids have never been abroad. We have holidayed around Ireland until now, but this makes a trip away now possible,” she said of her and her husband’s plans for the Irish Lotto winnings, with ideas similar to those of Mark and Carmel Cousins from Warrington in England who took their first holiday after scooping £100,000 on a National Lottery scratch card. They also plan to pay off their mortgage, leaving them debt free, and purchase a new car since their current one is “falling apart.”
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