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EuroMillions jackpot won in Ireland

The EuroMillions jackpot was almost €29 million
The EuroMillions jackpot was almost €29 million

A lucky Irish punter has won tonight's EuroMillions jackpot, it has been announced.

There was one winner of the jackpot, which is almost €29 million, and the ticket was sold here in the Republic. 
 
The winning numbers in the EuroMillions draw are 45, 37, 20, 35, 11. The Lucky Star numbers are 03, 06.
 
It has not been revealed where exactly the winning ticket was sold.
 
The latest jackpot now brings to over €1bn the total prize money won by Irish players since the Euromillions was first introduced in 2004. There has been 11 Irish winners to date.
 
Tonight's jacpot was €28,975,630.
 
Miriam Donohoe, spokeswoman from the National Lottery, said: "We're absolutely delighted that there was an Irish winner of the EuroMillions tonight.
 
"There's huge excitement over this but we don't know where in the country yet the winning ticket was sold.
 
"We would ask that everyone that has played to please check their tickets and their numbers."
 

Here is the roll call of the lucky Ten Irish Euromillions winners to date:

1.1. JULY 2005: Dolores McNamara from Limerick, was Ireland’s first and biggest EuroMillions winner scooping over €115 million.

2.2. July 2008: A lucky ticket bought in Carrick-on-Suir in Co. Tipperary won a player €15 million jackpot.

3.3. June 2009: A family syndicate shared the jackpot with a British winner, taking home over €29.4 million.

4.4. June 2013: A winning ticket sold in Beaumount, Dublin, shared a jackpot worth over €93 million.

5.5. September 2013: A young man from the South East shared a jackpot of over €25 million with a player in Spain, taking home over €12.8 million.

6.6. April 2014: A jackpot prize worth €15 million was claimed on a ticket sold in Castlebar, Co. Mayo.

7.7. September 2014: An €86.7 million jackpot was won by a syndicate from Dublin (private). The ticket was sold in Centra, Ballybrack, Co. Dublin.

8.8. January 2016: A syndicate of friends won over €66 million, splitting the jackpot of €132,376,632. The ticket was sold in Eason’s store, Fairgreen Shopping Centre, Carlow.

9.9. July 2016: 22 colleagues from Dublin Bus won the €23.8 million The ticket was sold in O’Hanlon’s Portarlington.

10.10January 2017: A Dublin work syndicate claimed the €88.5 million EuroMillions jackpot.The winning ticket was sold at the Applegreen Service Station on the M1 Northbound in Lusk, Co. Dublin.