Family-run store in Clontarf sells €1 million Lotto Plus 1 top prizePadraig Conlon 22 Mar 2022
(Pictured above: Darren Cleary (left) Store Manager at Cleary’s Mace shop in Clontarf celebrates with Simon Reenan of the National Lottery after it was confirmed that his store sold last Saturday’s Lotto Plus 1 top prize of €1 million. Pic: Justin Farrelly / Mac Innes Photography)
A popular Northside newsagent has been confirmed as the store where Ireland’s newest millionaire bought their winning National Lottery ticket worth €1 million in Saturday night’s Lotto Plus 1 draw.
The National Lottery revealed that Cleary’s Mace store on St. Gabriel’s Road in Clontarf, is the store where this lucky player bought their winning Quick Pick Lotto ticket.
Darren Cleary who runs the family-run store for his parents, Fred and Mary Cleary was overjoyed to hear that one of their local customers could be Ireland’s latest Lotto millionaire.
“We are absolutely thrilled,” he said.
“The store is situated in the heart of the community here in Clontarf, so we are hoping that the winner is from the St. Gabriel’s Parish!
“We have been spreading the word this morning for everyone to check their tickets so there is a great buzz about the place today.
“It is a great day for the town.”
The National Lottery has confirmed that the Clontarf Lotto player who has become Ireland’s 14th National Lottery millionaire of 2022 has yet to make contact to claim their prize.
A National Lottery spokesperson said:
“We have yet to hear from this lucky winner, so we are asking all our Lotto players who bought a ticket for Saturday’s draw to check their tickets very carefully.
“If you do happen to be this lucky winner, be sure to sign the back of the ticket and contact our prize claims team on 1800 666 222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will make arrangements to get your prize.”
The winning numbers in Saturday’s (March 19) Lotto Plus 1 draw were:?04, 05, 06, 29, 46, 47 and the bonus 01.