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Irish petrol station selling fuel for 61c per litre for 61 minutes today

Irish petrol station selling fuel for 61c per litre for 61 minutes today

A Topaz station in the midlands will be selling fuel for 61c per litre for 61 minutes to celebrate selling a winning lotto ticket worth €6.1 million.

The service station in Athlone will start flogging cut price petrol at 1:06pm today.

“We are delighted to have sold a winning ticket to a lucky customer at our Athlone service station, and are even more delighted to celebrate this win by dropping our fuel prices to just 61c per litre for a limited time on Tuesday, 9th May 2017,” said Joanne D’Arcy, Director of Retail Operations, Topaz

Dermot Griffin, Chief Executive of the National Lottery, said: “We are thrilled that the Saturday Lotto Jackpot of €12.3 million has been won and shared between the Midlands and the North West.

"We are delighted for Topaz that it sold one of the winning tickets and it is good to see them celebrating by giving back to their customers in the Westmeath area.

"The holder of the winning ticket has been in contact with National Lottery headquarters and we are making arrangements for the cheque to be handed over.”