Lucky couple from Limerick win Lotto prize

Lucky couple from Limerick win Lotto prize

A LUCKY couple from County Limerick are celebrating after winning a bonus prize in the Lotto.

The couple scooped €113,661 in the Match 5 + Bonus prize for the main Lotto draw on Saturday, June 18.

The delighted pair, who wish to remain private, purchased their Quick Pick selection ticket at Newcastle West Service Station on the day of the draw.

As they collected their winnings at National Lottery Headquarters in Abbey Street in Dublin, the ecstatic husband spoke of how a lucky feeling when buying their ticket made them €113,661 richer.

“We actually went to the shop to specifically play the Lotto on the Saturday evening,” he said.

“I came out of the shop, only to realise that I had forgotten to do it! I went back in and played a Quick Pick and from that moment, we knew that there would be something special about that ticket,” he added.

The Limerick couple said they plan to spend the prize winnings “sensibly”, once they come to terms with the win.

“The timing of this win is absolutely perfect. We have some bills that we would like to pay off and after that I think we might have a holiday and maybe we will upgrade our car,” said the man.

This Wednesday’s Lotto jackpot is an estimated €4.5 million.