CHRISTMAS has come early for one very fortunate Cork person after they won €50,000 with Prize Bonds.
The winning prize bond is number AMH 016943 purchased in 2018 and is held by a Cork resident.
There were over 4,900 prizes awarded in this week's Prize Bond Draw, amounting to over €312,000.
In addition to a €1 million prize awarded on the last weekly draw of June and December, there are weekly draws where the top prize is €50,000.
Cash prizes each week include ten €1,000 prizes and ten €500 prizes.
Founded in 1957, Prize Bonds are a state savings product which, instead of paying interest, offers bondholders the chance to win cash prizes every week.
All winnings are tax-free, and Prize Bonds can be cashed in at any time after the minimum holding period of three months.
The next draw will take place on Monday, December 30, 2019.