Lotto fever grips West Cavan following €2.9 million jackpot win

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News Reporter

Lotto fever grips West Cavan following €2.9 million jackpot win

It could be you .... make sure to check your ticket.

Lotto fever has gripped Cavan today with a ticket sold in the county scooping last night’s mega €2,895,277 million Lotto jackpot.

And the shop that sold the golden ticket is marking its second Lotto Jackpot win in five years!

The winning Quick Pick selection ticket was sold on Tuesday, June 12 at the Spa XL Service Station in Swanlibar, Co. Cavan. 

A delighted owner of the Spa XL Service Station, Francis O’Reilly said, "We’re certainly lucky up this part of the country. We sold a €2 million Lotto Jackpot ticket in 2013. We are just thrilled for one of our lucky customers this morning. The town is going absolutely bananas checking their tickets since the crack of dawn but we don’t have any word on who the winner is just yet. We do get some passing trade coming through the town but the majority of our customers would be local so we’re hoping that one of them has won this truly life-changing prize," he said.

This is the fifth Lotto jackpot win so far this year with jackpot prizes exceeding €24 million. Since the Lotto game was launched over 30 years ago, 29 winning Lotto jackpots have been won in Cavan with players sharing over €55 million in jackpot prizes alone.

The winning Lotto numbers were: 05, 21, 25, 29, 41, 43 and the Bonus 31

The National Lottery advises players to check their tickets. If you’re the lucky ticketholder, sign the back of the ticket and contact the National Lottery Prize Claims Team on (01) 836 4444. So check your tickets – you could be a €2.9 million euro richer!

Want to share that winning feeling? Friday’s EuroMillions jackpot is an estimated €30million. Play in store, on the National Lottery App or online by 7.30pm on Friday evening for your chance to win.

Nearly 30 cent in every €1 spent on all National Lottery games go back to Good Causes in the areas of sport, youth, health, community, arts, heritage and the Irish language. In total more than €5 Billion has been raised for Good Causes since the National Lottery was established 30 years ago. Applications are now open for the 2018 National Lottery Good Causes Awards. For more information, to apply and check eligibility criteria, visit

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