€1m lotto ticket
sold in Burnfoot
THE National Lottery have
confirmed that a player purchased a winning Quick Pick
ticket worth €1 million, in Friday night’s (February
3rd) special EuroMillions raffle draw, at Burnfoot
Service Station in Inishowen.
The winning Quick Pick
ticket worth €1 million was purchased on the day of the
draw at Burnfoot Service Station and the winning raffle
code is I-NVD-35065. Pictured celebrating today: (Front
L-R) Tamara Gill and Kate Tourish. (Back L-R ) Paul
Hegarty, Margaret Tourish, Mary Tourish and Emmett
Tourish. Photo Clive Wasson / Mac Innes Photography.
Store owner Mary Tourish
has been running the local family-owned service station since 2007
and was in complete shock to get the call that her shop
had sold the winning ticket: “I’m still shaking to be
honest with you, I just can’t believe it. To think that
one of our customers is walking around €1 million richer
is just unreal!
You start thinking about what an amount like that can do
for people and I mean it really would change your life.
We’re the main shop in a very small village, I mean you
couldn’t be more local if you tried. Because we’re so
small you’d never really think that we’d sell one of the
big winning tickets, you’d imagine it would be one of
the larger shops that would, so it’s just fantastic for
us, it means everything.
January and February can be a really tough time for
retailers, but something like this creates such
excitement and gives us a real boost. I won’t get a wink
of sleep over the next few days, I’m absolutely
The National Lottery has confirmed that it is still
waiting for the winner of the €1 million EuroMillions raffle prize from last Friday night to make contact. The
winning raffle code is: I-NVD-35065.
The National Lottery has advised all EuroMillions
players in the area to check their tickets carefully and
if they have a winning ticket in their possession, they
should sign it immediately and keep it in a safe place.
To claim their prize, the winner is asked to make
contact with the prize claims team on 1800 666 222 or
firstname.lastname@example.org and arrangements will be made for
their prize to be paid.