By Sorcha Rose Mc Groarty
A winning lottery ticket worth one million was bought in Sweeney’s Centra at Corballis Shopping Centre, Ratoath amounting to €1 million.
The ticket was purchased on Saturday the 6th of November, the day of the draw with 2 other winning tickets in the country, one in WestMeath and another in Wicklow.
“What a time for a €1 million win,” Paul Sweeney, the owner of Sweeney’s Centra said Speaking with the Irish Mirror. This is the largest prize amount that we have ever sold so there’s great excitement in the shop today,”
They are also advising ticket holders to sign the back of their ticket and keep them safe due to its immense value.
The winning numbers were 03, 14, 16, 28, 35, 43 and the bonus was 07, with the ticket buyer matching 5 numbers and its bonus.
Approximately 30 cent of every €1 spent on the National Lottery goes towards good causes all around Ireland, funding sectors such as health, sport, heritage, the Irish language and children.
An estimated €6.3 million was raised last week for good causes around Ireland.
The National Lottery is urging Lotto Plus players in Meath to check their tickets as the winner has yet to come forward and claim the €1 million.
Winners should contact the prize claims team either by phone on 1800 666 222 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and arrangements will be made to collect their winnings.