Limerick great-grandmother scoops €39K on Winning Streak

David Hurley

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David Hurley

GREAT-grandmother, Maura Gavin is celebrating after she won almost €40,000 in the Winning Streak game show at the weekend

GREAT-grandmother, Maura Gavin is celebrating after she won almost €40,000 in the Winning Streak game show at the weekend

Maura, who is is married to her husband Desmond for the past 40 years lives in Clareview.

The couple have two children -Trevis and Sharon- and they have five grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Maura, who used to work in a bar, bought the Scratch Card herself in Dunnes Stores and was watching the show when she heard here name being called out.

Once she heard her name being called out, she screamed in surprise and straight away her neighbours were in wishing her well.

The total value of here prize, which included a Toyota Avenis car, was €39,400.

Maura says there is nothing more she would like more than to go on a holiday with her daughter and grandchildren. She says she is not fussy when it comes to the destination – anywhere in the world will do.