The National Lottery have confirmed the winning selling locations of the three winning tickets in Friday night’s special EuroMillions Raffle draw which are worth €1 million each.
The EuroMillions Raffle draw guaranteed that 100 EuroMillions players across all nine participating countries would each win one of the €1 million raffle prizes.
The Galway player purchased their Normal Play ticket at the Spar store in Ballybrit on the outskirts of Galway on Thursday January 20.
Similarly, two separate retailers in Clonakilty and Dunmanway are also celebrating after they were informed that they also sold two of the winning tickets worth €1 million each in Friday night’s EuroMillions Raffle draw.
The two winning retailers which are based just 20km apart are: Minihane’s Gala store on Pearse Street in Clonakilty town and Healy’s SuperValu store in Dunmanway in Co Cork.
Samantha Minihane only took over the running of Minihane’s Gala store last September and she has spoken of her joy at seeing one of her customers win the €1 million life-changing prize.
"We have very loyal customers in the store here in Clonakilty so we’re absolutely delighted for whoever it may be,” she said.
In neighbouring Dunmanway, Andrew Healy who has run Healy’s SuperValu with his wife, Martina for the past 17 years welcomed the EuroMillions wins as a big boost to Dunmanway town and to West Cork itself.
“When you think about how many EuroMillions players there are throughout Europe, and we get two people in West Cork out of the lucky 100 players to collect this prize. It’s absolutely incredible!
"Since the draw on Friday night, we’ve had people calling the store asking if we sold the winning ticket. I had no idea that we were the winning retailers at the time so there’s going to be a lot of excitement and tongues wagging in the town for a while after this win.
The National Lottery has confirmed that it is still waiting for the three winners of the €1 million EuroMillions Raffle prize from last Friday night to make contact.
The three winning EuroMillions Raffle Draw codes which are worth €1 million each are: IMDZ91577, IMFC21006 and IMFF48547.
Players are advised to check their tickets carefully and if they have a winning ticket in their possession, they should sign it immediately and keep it in a safe place. To claim their prize, winners are asked to contact the prize claims team on 1800 666 222 or email email@example.com and arrangements will be made for their prize to be paid.