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Euromillions jackpot winners bought ticket in Carlow

Euromillions jackpot winners bought ticket in Carlow

The lucky winners of last Wednesday’s €66,000,000 jackpot purchased their ticket in Fairgreen Shopping Centre in Carlow.

The winning ticket was won by a syndicate of friends who picked up their winnings yesterday at the National Lottery HQ in Dublin.

Yesterday, the winners claimed their share of the €132,376,632  jackpot at the National Lottery office after presenting their lucky €15 Quick Pick ticket.

Wishing for their identities to remain private, a spokesperson for the group said that they are nonetheless overwhelmed by their "enormous good fortune".

"We are completely dumbstruck to have won this fantastic prize," said the purchaser of the ticket, which was bought last Wednesday.

"The ads are true; it is riches beyond your wildest dreams, even when it's shared by a group like this. It's a life changing amount of money for each of us."

Another winning ticket was purchased in France, which meant that the Irish winners claimed half of the jackpot.