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#National Lottery

# national-lottery - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Government to review how Lotto funds are given to charity after concerns about 'transparency' of system
# Good Causes
# Good Causes

Government to review how Lotto funds are given to charity after concerns about 'transparency' of system

Apr 28th 2021, 4:34 PM 16,001 Views 9 Comments

Charities Institute Ireland raised concerns about Good Causes funding last December.

# national-lottery - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Winner of €12.7 million lotto jackpot has reached out to National Lottery
# Whole Lotto Money
# Whole Lotto Money

Winner of €12.7 million lotto jackpot has reached out to National Lottery

Apr 17th 2021, 1:31 PM 28,683 Views 34 Comments

The winning ticket was bought at a Circle K filling station in Kilkenny

# national-lottery - Thursday 15 April, 2021

National Lottery reveals that last night's winning €12.7 million jackpot ticket was sold in Kilkenny
# Lotto
# Lotto

National Lottery reveals that last night's winning €12.7 million jackpot ticket was sold in Kilkenny

Apr 15th 2021, 1:18 PM 17,407 Views 12 Comments

The jackpot was the highest in four years.

# national-lottery - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

There has been one winner of tonight's Lotto jackpot worth €12.7 million
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

There has been one winner of tonight's Lotto jackpot worth €12.7 million

Apr 14th 2021, 9:38 PM 80,381 Views 47 Comments

The winning numbers were 4, 14, 20, 23, 27, 37 and bonus number 39.

# national-lottery - Saturday 3 April, 2021

Single UK winner claims €145m Euromillions jackpot as Irish Lotto heads for €11m
# Lotto Fever
# Lotto Fever

Single UK winner claims €145m Euromillions jackpot as Irish Lotto heads for €11m

Apr 3rd 2021, 5:54 PM 59,924 Views 49 Comments

The bumper winner becomes the fifth biggest winner in UK National Lottery history.

# national-lottery - Thursday 28 January, 2021

€8.5 million jackpot winner from Limerick makes contact with the National Lottery
# Big Win
# Big Win

€8.5 million jackpot winner from Limerick makes contact with the National Lottery

Jan 28th 2021, 6:26 PM 30,032 Views 19 Comments

Arrangements are being made for the prize to now be claimed, the National Lottery said.

# national-lottery - Monday 19 October, 2020

Woman sued by stepson for share of €3.3m jackpot can't sue former Lotto operator over 'bad advice'
# Courts
# Courts

Woman sued by stepson for share of €3.3m jackpot can't sue former Lotto operator over 'bad advice'

Oct 19th 2020, 1:20 PM 45,570 Views 15 Comments

Mary Walsh settled proceedings brought against her by her step-son David Walsh in 2018.

# national-lottery - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Lottery scratch card prizes were 'omitted due to human error', inquiry finds
# Investigation
# Investigation

Lottery scratch card prizes were 'omitted due to human error', inquiry finds

Oct 8th 2020, 12:57 PM 38,607 Views 34 Comments

The National Lottery previously apologised that four of the top prizes were not included in certain games in recent years.

# national-lottery - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Someone has just won €5.4 million on tonight's Lotto jackpot
# Celebrate Good Times
# Celebrate Good Times

Someone has just won €5.4 million on tonight's Lotto jackpot

Sep 23rd 2020, 9:27 PM 117,264 Views 39 Comments

We don’t yet know where in the country the ticket was sold.

# national-lottery - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Euromillions winner has come forward to claim €49.5 million prize
# Jackpot Joy
# Jackpot Joy

Euromillions winner has come forward to claim €49.5 million prize

Jul 23rd 2020, 6:13 PM 83,755 Views 35 Comments

The winner is set to become the 19th National Lottery millionaire in 2020.

# national-lottery - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Ireland's latest Euromillions jackpot winner bought their ticket online, National Lottery confirms
# Chicken Dinner
# Chicken Dinner

Ireland's latest Euromillions jackpot winner bought their ticket online, National Lottery confirms

Jul 22nd 2020, 3:42 PM 42,862 Views 20 Comments

The National Lottery says it was bought in the Leinster area.

# national-lottery - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

People urged to check lottery tickets after someone wins €1m in Daily Million draw
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

People urged to check lottery tickets after someone wins €1m in Daily Million draw

Jul 8th 2020, 8:34 PM 32,886 Views 13 Comments

The winning numbers from the Daily Million Draw today were: 03, 05, 10, 11, 24, 39 and bonus number 09

# national-lottery - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Winning €6.9 million Lotto jackpot ticket sold in Co Cork
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

Winning €6.9 million Lotto jackpot ticket sold in Co Cork

Jun 21st 2020, 12:34 PM 37,114 Views 12 Comments

The winning numbers for last night’s jackpot are: 5, 8, 19, 40, 41, 44 and bonus number 17

# national-lottery - Thursday 18 June, 2020

'I was walking around with the winning ticket in my bag': Kerry family scoops €9.7m National Lottery prize
# Clear The Mortgage
# Clear The Mortgage

'I was walking around with the winning ticket in my bag': Kerry family scoops €9.7m National Lottery prize

Jun 18th 2020, 3:53 PM 28,422 Views 7 Comments

The draw took place back in April but the family only this month claimed the prize.

# national-lottery - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

99% of unclaimed Lotto winnings in 2019 were not re-invested into other prizes
# Premier Lotteries
# Premier Lotteries

99% of unclaimed Lotto winnings in 2019 were not re-invested into other prizes

Jun 10th 2020, 8:09 PM 36,727 Views 54 Comments

Just €187,400 was given back to players through extra prizes last year.

# national-lottery - Sunday 10 May, 2020

Someone in Co Clare won €4 million in last night's Lotto
# National Lottery
# National Lottery

Someone in Co Clare won €4 million in last night's Lotto

May 10th 2020, 1:56 PM 35,857 Views 23 Comments

This is the fifth Lotto jackpot winner of 2020.

# national-lottery - Friday 24 April, 2020

Lotto winners forced to wait to collect major cheques due to Covid-19 restrictions
# National Lottery
# National Lottery

Lotto winners forced to wait to collect major cheques due to Covid-19 restrictions

Apr 24th 2020, 2:35 PM 17,060 Views 37 Comments

Winners are prevented from travelling to the National Lottery headquarters in Dublin due to lockdown measures.

# national-lottery - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Ireland's €9.7m Lotto winner comes forward but will have to wait for restrictions to be lifted
# The Kingdom
# The Kingdom

Ireland's €9.7m Lotto winner comes forward but will have to wait for restrictions to be lifted

Apr 23rd 2020, 3:03 PM 40,014 Views 23 Comments

Saturday’s jackpot came about after 11 weeks of rollovers.

# national-lottery - Sunday 19 April, 2020

People urged to check their lottery tickets after someone wins €9.7 million jackpot
# Kerry
# Kerry

People urged to check their lottery tickets after someone wins €9.7 million jackpot

Apr 19th 2020, 10:35 AM 46,487 Views 16 Comments

The winning ticket was sold in Co Kerry.

# national-lottery - Saturday 18 April, 2020

Single ticket wins bumper Lotto jackpot of €9.7 million
# Makin It Rain
# Makin It Rain

Single ticket wins bumper Lotto jackpot of €9.7 million

Apr 18th 2020, 10:19 PM 162,456 Views 60 Comments

The jackpot has been rolling over for 11 weeks.

# national-lottery - Monday 16 March, 2020

'State should be concerned': National Lottery lobbied for change in law to prevent bookies taking lotto bets
# Lobbying
# Lobbying

'State should be concerned': National Lottery lobbied for change in law to prevent bookies taking lotto bets

Mar 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 64,793 Views 46 Comments

The National Lottery said being able to bet on the lotto in bookmakers “diminishes the attractiveness” of its products.

# national-lottery - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Poll: Would you go public if you won the EuroMillions jackpot?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you go public if you won the EuroMillions jackpot?

Feb 15th 2020, 1:38 PM 47,395 Views 68 Comments

The Irish winner of Tuesday night’s €17 million EuroMillions ticket has contacted the National Lottery.

# national-lottery - Friday 14 February, 2020

Irish winner of €17 million jackpot has contacted National Lottery
# Big Win
# Big Win

Irish winner of €17 million jackpot has contacted National Lottery

Feb 14th 2020, 4:32 PM 25,955 Views 15 Comments

The winning ticket was sold at Mulroy’s Londis in Castlebar, Co Mayo.

# national-lottery - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

National Lottery operator refuses to reveal full details of how unclaimed prize money is used
# Premier Lotteries
# Premier Lotteries

National Lottery operator refuses to reveal full details of how unclaimed prize money is used

Dec 31st 2019, 11:00 AM 23,176 Views 78 Comments

PLI strongly opposed the release of any information about unclaimed prizes, even limited data on the number of special events and winners of prizes funded by unclaimed prizes.

# national-lottery - Friday 27 December, 2019

Irish punter has just 3 days left to claim €500,000 EuroMillions prize
# Hurry Up
# Hurry Up

Irish punter has just 3 days left to claim €500,000 EuroMillions prize

Dec 27th 2019, 12:22 PM 79,843 Views 31 Comments

The winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased on the day of the draw, Tuesday 1 October.

# national-lottery - Monday 23 December, 2019

'We might not have to go to work tomorrow': Kilkenny syndicate collect €6.8 million jackpot
# Top Prize
# Top Prize

'We might not have to go to work tomorrow': Kilkenny syndicate collect €6.8 million jackpot

Dec 23rd 2019, 4:19 PM 44,945 Views 16 Comments

Separately, a Dublin family claimed €2.5 million today from a draw that had taken place in October.

# national-lottery - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Irish punter has just 13 more days to claim €500,000 EuroMillions prize
# Hurry Up
# Hurry Up

Irish punter has just 13 more days to claim €500,000 EuroMillions prize

Dec 17th 2019, 9:26 PM 136,226 Views 16 Comments

The winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased on the day of the draw, Tuesday 1 October.

# national-lottery - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Investigation into how top prizes were not included in some National Lottery games being considered
# Explainer
# Explainer

Investigation into how top prizes were not included in some National Lottery games being considered

Updated Dec 12th 2019, 1:03 PM 17,361 Views 20 Comments

Here’s what you need to know about top prizes not being included in some National Lottery games

# national-lottery - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

National Lottery apologises after top prizes worth €180k not included in scratch card games
# Internal Review
# Internal Review

National Lottery apologises after top prizes worth €180k not included in scratch card games

Updated Dec 11th 2019, 4:00 PM 31,138 Views 48 Comments

The lottery regulator was notified of the issue earlier last month.

# national-lottery - Monday 23 September, 2019

Winning ticket for Saturday's Lotto worth €5.3 million sold at Centra in Innishannon
# Cork
# Cork

Winning ticket for Saturday's Lotto worth €5.3 million sold at Centra in Innishannon

Sep 23rd 2019, 1:26 PM 14,828 Views 6 Comments

The owner of the Centra on the Main Street said he hopes a local won the big jackpot.

# national-lottery - Monday 26 August, 2019

€11 million jackpot winner makes contact with National Lottery
# Lucky
# Lucky

€11 million jackpot winner makes contact with National Lottery

Aug 26th 2019, 4:25 PM 51,659 Views 12 Comments

The jackpot – the highest in over two years – was won last Wednesday.

# national-lottery - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Lucky ticket holder scoops €11 million in biggest Lotto win for two years
# Jackpot
# Jackpot

Lucky ticket holder scoops €11 million in biggest Lotto win for two years

Aug 21st 2019, 9:55 PM 94,916 Views 28 Comments

It’s the 15th biggest win in the game’s history.

# national-lottery - Sunday 19 May, 2019

There was one winner of last night's Lotto jackpot worth €6.2 million
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

There was one winner of last night's Lotto jackpot worth €6.2 million

May 19th 2019, 9:45 AM 35,059 Views 15 Comments

The winning ticket was sold in the north east of the country.

# national-lottery - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

It could be you? Lotto to begin search for new chief as CEO announces departure after 14 years
# Dermot Griffin
# Dermot Griffin

It could be you? Lotto to begin search for new chief as CEO announces departure after 14 years

Apr 2nd 2019, 8:31 PM 15,421 Views 23 Comments

Griffin was central to the transition of Lotto to a private licence in 2014.

# national-lottery - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

FactCheck: Is the National Lottery correct to say it exists 'for the sole purpose of raising money for good causes'?
# Good Causes
# Good Causes

FactCheck: Is the National Lottery correct to say it exists 'for the sole purpose of raising money for good causes'?

Mar 5th 2019, 12:05 AM 48,556 Views 56 Comments

It made the claim in a press release following the release of a gambling survey last week – but is it correct?

# national-lottery - Sunday 3 March, 2019

There was one winner of last night's €2.5 million Lotto jackpot
# Winner
# Winner

There was one winner of last night's €2.5 million Lotto jackpot

Mar 3rd 2019, 8:41 AM 34,323 Views 14 Comments

A punter who bought the ticket in Louth won the jackpot in last night’s draw.

# national-lottery - Monday 25 February, 2019

This busy Spar on Dublin's O'Connell St sold the winning €10.2m Lotto ticket
# Inner City Slickers
# Inner City Slickers

This busy Spar on Dublin's O'Connell St sold the winning €10.2m Lotto ticket

Feb 25th 2019, 3:51 PM 24,440 Views 10 Comments

The winner has already been in contact with the National Lottery.

# national-lottery - Sunday 24 February, 2019

'An extraordinary week': Hunt is on for winner of €10.2 million Lotto jackpot
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

'An extraordinary week': Hunt is on for winner of €10.2 million Lotto jackpot

Feb 24th 2019, 8:53 AM 55,514 Views 26 Comments

The winning numbers were: 3, 19, 21, 29, 31, 35 and bonus number 22.

# national-lottery - Friday 22 February, 2019

EuroMillions winners 'considering their options' about going public or not
# Keeping It In The Family
# Keeping It In The Family

EuroMillions winners 'considering their options' about going public or not

Feb 22nd 2019, 8:49 AM 39,291 Views 45 Comments

The family syndicate won’t be collecting the cheque until at least next week anyway.

# national-lottery - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

'We don’t want this to change our lives': Family syndicate from north Dublin overjoyed at Euromillions win
# Winner
# Winner

'We don’t want this to change our lives': Family syndicate from north Dublin overjoyed at Euromillions win

Feb 20th 2019, 5:53 PM 57,639 Views 37 Comments

The €175.4 million Euromillions jackpot is the biggest winning prize in the history of the Irish National Lottery.

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