Donegal on a mega winning streak
DONEGAL'S "incredible luck"
on Winning Streak continues when two people from the
county take the famous coveted seats for some big
money chances this weekend.
Andy O’Connor from Holly Mount, Carndonagh and
Kieran Clarke from Bridge Street, Lifford, were
both selected to take part on the show following the
appearance of Letterkenny's Anne
Sheridan last Saturday.
Anne (63) spun the wheel and took
home a whopping €53,000. She plans to get working
through her list of things to buy, which includes a
new car and phone.
In the week leading up to her appearance on Winning
Streak, Anne received a lot of well wishes and
prayers from neighbours, family members and friends.
Her proud daughter, Aisling, jetted in from Dubai
where she works with Emirates Airlines.
Anne Sheridan from Letterkenny who won
€53,000 on last Saturday's National Lottery Winning Streak game show on RTE.
On the show, this
remarkable Donegal woman paid tribute to her late
husband, Seamus, whom she lost to illness six years
ago. Anne met Seamus in England where she lived for
33 years. Anne is also a breast
cancer survivor and she is convinced that Seamus is still
looking after her and his divine intervention helped
to pull her name out of the Winning Streak drum.
Meanwhile, teetotaller Andy from Inishowen
is looking forward to stepping it out on the Winning
Streak studio this weekend and show off his
talent for waltzing and ballroom dancing.
“I don’t drink or smoke. My one big pleasure is
going dancing with my wife, Margaret, once a week to
the Isle of Doagh ballroom in Ballyliffin in the
summer time. I love dancing I find it very relaxing
and great fun,” according to the 59-year-old small
farmer from Carndonagh. Their 17 year-old-daughter Maggie occasionally goes along as well.
Andy buys Winning Streak scratch cards every week
and sends in three star tickets regularly. But this
is the first time he has won anything significant.
He was lying on the bed watching the show on
Saturday when he heard his name being drawn out.
The Inishowen man plans to do up the house with his
winnings and he might treat himself to an extra
night dancing to celebrate.
The second Donegal man to appear this week is Kieran
Clarke from Lifford. “Getting on Winning Streak
might make me Donegal’s most eligible bachelor. I am
open to all offers!” joked the single 45-year-old.