€30 million EuroMillions ticket sold on outskirts of Limerick City

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THE National Lottery has confirmed Friday night’s winning EuroMillions ticket worth more than €30 million was sold in an area on the outskirts of Limerick City.

The shop where the ticket was sold will be unveiled tomorrow but a spokesman said that it is on the Clare/Limerick/Tipperary border.

The winner has yet to make contact and the National Lottery is urging people to check their tickets. The winning numbers were 13, 18, 38, 42 and 45. The lucky stars were 7 and 11.

The winner is advised to sign the back of their ticket and to keep it in a safe place.

“If they are the lucky winners, we encourage them to sign the back of the ticket and contact our prize claims team on 1800 666 222 or email [email protected], and we will make arrangements for them to collect their prize,” the spokesman said.

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It is the fourth EuroMillions winning ticket sold in the Mid West with Limerick woman Dolores McNamara the first and biggest Irish winner with a €115 million prize in July 2005.

In July 2008, a  €15 million jackpot was won with a ticket bought in Carrick-on-Suir in Co Tipperary.

Ten years later,  in June 2018, 32 colleagues from Stakelums Hardware store in Thurles, Co Tipperary, shared a €17 million jackpot with a ticket they purchased at Eason’s Store in Thurles Shopping Centre.