EuroMillions winners: Frances and Patrick Connolly scoop £114.9MILLION

05 Janvier, 2019, 00:58 | Auteur: Adelaide Bullion
  • EuroMillions winners: Frances and Patrick Connolly scoop £114.9MILLION

Mr Robinson said he took over from Mrs Connolly but did not know her personally.

At the time, Margaret Loughrey said that on the day she bought the ticket, she had been to the job market to get an application form for a job with a charity.

Mrs Connolly said when she saw her husband was looking at the lottery she realised they must have won something.

The 52-year-old said the only thing they have done since their win is make a list of people to give the money to.

"We rang Camelot at 8am in the morning to verify the win".

She did not believe him when he said they had hit the jackpot.

They said they were hard-working people who did not carry a lot of debt and did not indulge in luxuries before their win.

The couple have described how they plan to share their good fortune with loved ones.

St Francis secretary Trevor Robinson said: "It feels like we've won the lottery too", after hearing the news. "Then it started to dawn on us that it was true even though it still hasn't really sunk in".

Mrs Connolly, 52, said: "The pleasure for me will be seeing their faces and asking what they want us to do for them". "This win gives us the chance to really make a difference for our family and friends".

Asked by a reporter if they had thought about personal security, Mrs Connolly quipped: "I've never met anyone I couldn't take down myself!"

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A Co Armagh couple who pocketed a cool £115m EuroMillions jackpot have admitted they had no intention of going public at first.

"I want a bungalow because I can't walk up the stairs", she said.

"There's no way I'm joining the jet set."

"This is the icing on the cake".

He added: "For the minute, I'm retired!" "There are no skeletons, there are no dirty pictures, there is not enough to keep us in the public eye", she said.

The winning numbers were 01, 08, 11, 25, 28, with Lucky Stars 04 and 06.

A lucky couple from County Armagh, Northern Ireland, have scooped nearly £115m in the EuroMillions draw.

A ticket sold in Beaumont in Dublin in 2013 was worth €94m.

In October 2018, a single ticket holder in South Carolina-who has not identified him- or herself-claimed a massive $1.537 billion prize in the Mega Millions lottery, in what was the largest jackpot win in USA history.

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