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Postman Pat quits jobs two months after big Lotto win

Friends said yesterday that Pat (47) had agonised for weeks about whether he would continue to work.

Pat Broderick with wife Mary after his big win
Pat Broderick with wife Mary after his big win
Image: Photocall Ireland

A COUNTY Cork postman who scooped €7 million in the Lotto has finally quit his job – two months after hitting the jackpot.

Kinsale father-of-four Pat Broderick had been agonising over his future while on paid leave from his job for the past eight weeks, reports the Irish Independent.

However, the lure of the pre-dawn starts wasn’t strong enough, and he told his bosses he would not be returning to work, the Irish Sun reports.

Despite the multi-million euro windfall,  little has changed in the life of the down-to-earth 47-year-old, who can be seen most days walking his dog round the Co Cork town.

Far from splashing his cash, he and wife Mary (45) have only taken one foreign holiday — a short break to Portugal’s Algarve.

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