EuroMillions results Ireland: Winning shop revealed as lucky punter wins life-changing prize

By Sam Roberts

A lucky punter scooped a life-changing €500,000 prize in Friday night's EuroMillions Plus draw.

The winning Quick Pick ticket was sold at the Crookstown Service Station in south Kildare on the day of the draw.

It was the second big win for Kildare this week after another player became the first Lotto millionaire of the year with a win in the Daily Million last Wednesday.

The winning number in Friday's EuroMillions Plus were 14, 44, 47, 49, 50.

Seamus O’Reilly, who owns the winning shop, is no stranger to big National Lottery wins.

In April 2021, one of his customers won a €1 million top prize in the Lotto Plus 1 game while in 2007, he also sold a Lotto jackpot ticket worth €2 million to one of his customers.

He joked: You always know there’s good news coming when you receive a call from the National Lottery late at night.

“We are a local store in a small community here in Crookstown and to have three large lottery wins like this is unbelievable. It’s such a close-knit community and once the word gets out, I know everybody in Crookstown will be absolutely delighted for whoever the winner is.

"I’m lucky to have seen big lottery wins in my store throughout the years and to see the level of excitement in my customers faces as they walk through the door is absolutely priceless. We’ll enjoy the win here in Crookstown today for sure and we all hope that somebody in the community is the winner of the €500,000 prize."

A National Lottery spokesperson added: "The Kildare winner, who now has a ticket worth €500,000, is advised to sign the back of their ticket and keep it in a safe place. The winner should contact the National Lottery prize claims team on 1800 666 222 or email claims@lottery.ie and arrangements will be made for them to claim their prize."


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