Kerry Person Collects €500,000 Euromillions Winnings

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THERE were joyous scenes in the National Lottery winners’ room in Dublin today as a lucky Kerry player made a worthwhile trip to collect a cheque for a massive €500,000 after they won the top prize in the EuroMillions Plus draw on Friday, July 5.

The delighted Kerry ticket holder who wishes to remain anonymous became Ireland’s 15th top prize winner of the EuroMillions Plus draw so far this year.

The winning Quick Pick ticket was bought at the Spar store in Fossa, Killarney, on the day of the draw. After waiting almost two weeks to finally claim their prize, the Kerry native admitted that their truly ‘life-changing’ prize of €500,000 has yet to sink in:

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“To be honest, there’s still a lot of disbelief that I’ve actually won a half million euro – it really is life changing for me. When you buy a ticket in the shop, you always hope it’s going to be your lucky day but you’re never really prepared for that moment when you are told that you’ve won a huge lump of money like this. Taking some time out was very important to get my head around it so I’m going to be sensible and make a proper plan to ensure that I enjoy it for many years to come,” they said.

Meanwhile, EuroMillions fever continues to sweep across Ireland ahead of Friday’s estimated €110 million jackpot after Tuesday night’s €97 million jackpot draw failed to produce a top prize winner.

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