A CORK man secured €45,000 in the weekend's Winning Streak show thanks to the efforts of his niece.
William Shaw from Passage West had purchased the lucky ticket in his local shop but asked his niece Natalie Hurley to represent him on the show.
Twenty-six-year-old Natalie and her fiancé Trevor live in Lehenaghmore and are due to get married next June. The couple have one son, Ben who is eight months old.
She is currently on maternity leave from her work as an Accountant. William is Natalie’s uncle and godfather. He works as a weighbridge operator at Doyle Shipping in Passage.
William is an avid antiques collector and also enjoys walking in his spare time.
William's winning ticket was bought from O’Donovan’s Newsagent, Passage West.
at the weekend's show, five players from Carlow, Kilkenny, Louth, Cork and Meath won prizes to the value of €228,000. The biggest winner on the night was Gerard Larkin from Louth who won prizes to the value of €66,000.