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Applegreen where winning Euromillions ticket was sold runs out of cheap petrol

The filling station reduced the cost of petrol and diesel to 88.5c per litre for a period to celebrate.

2017 €88-5 MILLION EUROMILLIONS JACKPOT TICKET SOLD IN APPLEGREEN LUSK M1 NORTH 002 Staff at the Applegreen station in Lusk celebrating today. Source: Mac Innes Photography

Updated 1.10pm

THE NATIONAL LOTTERY has confirmed the winning EuroMillions ticket worth €88,587,275 was sold in Dublin.

2017 €88-5 MILLION EUROMILLIONS JACKPOT TICKET SOLD IN APPLEGREEN LUSK M1 NORTH 005 Source: Mac Innes Photography

The ticket was bought at the Applegreen Motorway Services station on the M1 Northbound in Lusk.

To celebrate the win, the station reduced the cost of petrol and diesel to 88.5 cent per litre for a period earlier today.

Source: Applegreen/Facebook

The winner or winners have made contact with the National Lottery. There has been speculation the ticket was bought by a syndicate based in Co Cork.

The win marks the third jackpot-winning ticket sold in Ireland in 12 months.

On 29 January 2016, a ticket worth €66,188,316 was sold at Eason in Fairgreen Shopping Centre, Carlow. On 1 July 2016, a ticket worth €23,845,078 was sold at O’Hanlon’s, Canal House, Station Road, Portarlington, Co Laois – with 22 Dublin Bus drivers scooping the jackpot.

Read: We now know the winning county of Ireland’s €88m Euromillions jackpot

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