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Dream House a Reality for €45,742 Irish Lotto Winners

Lottery24 – Duleek couple win on the Irish LottoA couple from Duleek in co Meath, Ireland can finally buy their own home after a €45,742 win in the 22 April Irish Lotto draw. Karl and Andrea Scarff can’t wait to use their winnings as a deposit and end their time in rented accommodation.

The couple have two children, seven-year-old Jack, and seven-month-old James. They managed to match five of the main numbers and the Bonus Ball in the Irish Lotto draw and instantly knew how they’d use their winnings.

They have been struggling to save for a deposit for their own home for some time but this Irish Lotto wins changes all that. Karl, who works as an electrician with Mercury Engineering in Dublin, said “We are now going straight to meet a friend who is a mortgage broker to apply for a home loan.” He added that the win “means so much to us” and will be looking to make a deposit on a three-bedroom house. In England, Michelle and Barrie Fender bought their council house after their £1m UK Lotto win.

It’s the latest big win in Co Meath after a syndicate won a €10,650,121 Irish Lotto jackpot and used the cash to pay off their mortgages. In England, Andy Sparham won £30,000 in a National Lottery newspaper game and put that towards a house deposit.

Their seven-year-old son has been constantly asking when they will have their own house but he hasn’t been told the great news yet as it was a school day and it is “business as normal.” Karl has been playing online for the past two years and always used the same numbers. They are all based on family birthdays. Geneve Diva from Maryland, USA, used the same numbers for five years before her $50,000 Powerball win.

The wife, Andrea, was at a friend’s 40th birthday when the Irish Lotto draw took place. That meant her husband was at home babysitting. He saw the Irish Lotto draw live on television and said, “I was speechless when my numbers came up” and immediately he began thinking of that house deposit. We previously reported on a €250,000 Irish Lotto Plus 2 winner who also saw their winning numbers come up watching the live TV draw.

“We never thought we would see the day,” said this delighted winner showing just how big a change a lottery win can make to someone’s life even if it’s not millions that are won.

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