Left to right: Fran Whearty, from the National Lottery; Deirdre O'Toole; Tadgh Delaney; Tom O'Toole; Mary Grace, also from the National Lottery; and Katie O'Brien.
“It wasn’t me, that’s for sure,” said Fiona Murphy, after she checked her ticket. “Pity, cause I have it spent already in my head. There’d be no stopping me - €7 million of it would be gone before the weekend!”
The winning numbers were 8, 10, 11, 25, 28, 32 - with the bonus number 35.
“Hopefully, it was someone local,” said Deirdre O’Toole, manager of the family-owned shop. “But we’ve no idea. Everyone is so excited. One of our staff was a few minutes late to work this morning - by the time she got here we had decided she was the new millionaire.
“We might never know who won the prize if they don’t come forward. But this is a small town, the rumourmill has already gone into overdrive. The lottery give great advice to whoever wins it and what they should do next.”