Raphoe has its third big Lotto
win of the year!
ODHRAN Doherty (23),
from the Glebe in Letterkenny, came forward
yesterday as the holder of Saturday night’s Lotto
Plus1 winning ticket worth a cool €1,000,000. He
celebrated at the shop that sold him the winning
ticket, Barclay’s of The Diamond in Raphoe.
Odhran Doherty pictured with his
girlfriend Jessica Orr at Barclay’s shop in Raphoe.
The win was the third
big National Lottery win of the year for the small
border town. Not only did Barclay’s sell Saturday’s
Lotto Plus1 ticket to Odhran but it also sold a
winning EuroMillions Plus ticket worth €500,000 in
February. In an incredible run of luck, the Centra
Store in Raphoe also sold the winning Match 5 Plus
Bonus winning ticket from the Lotto draw on February
28th, nabbing that ticket holder a cool €98,068.
Odhran is travelling to Dublin with family today
(Tuesday) to claim his one million euro prize at
The owner of the Barclay’s of The Diamond, Jimmy
Barclay, said he was delighted that his shop had
sold another big Lotto winning ticket, “There is
great excitement in the town. We are delighted for
A National Lottery spokesperson said: “What are the
odds! Three big wins in a few months in a small
town. What a great day it is for Barclay’s
newsagents. We are thrilled for the locals in Raphoe
and urge everybody to check their tickets to see if
they are Ireland’s newest Lotto millionaire.”