Rochestown Winner of €1 Million?
Lottery joy for close-knit Cork community who welcome the ‘much-needed good news’ of €1 million Daily Million win.
The National Lottery have urged the residents of Rochestown to check their Daily Million tickets after the top prize of €1 million was sold there for yesterday’s (Wednesday 25th March) 2PM draw. The winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased on the day of the draw at Murphy’s Centra store in Rochestown, and store owner, Terry Murphy said: “We needed some good news in the town as all of the conversations here have been about the virus so we’ll have something new and exciting to talk about now and knowing that one of our customers has a massive smile on their face with a €1 million ticket in their hand is absolutely priceless for me,” he said. The winning numbers from Wednesday’s 2pm Daily Million Draw were: 05, 18, 30, 35, 36, 38 and the bonus number was 08. Daily Million draws take place twice a day, seven days a week at 2pm and 9pm and costs just €1 per play. The delighted store owner added: “My dad, Bill and I established the store over 35 years ago from a green field site and since then, we have seen a lot of changes in the business but nobody could have predicted the situation we are in now. As a local retailer, my only priority is the safety of my customers and my employees. With the help of our store manager, Mary McGroarty and all of the wonderful staff, we have worked tirelessly to install systems in the shop to ensure we are operating in an environment that protects everybody while providing essential services to our customers. With this €1 million Daily Million win, it really is an extra bonus knowing that our efforts have been even more worthwhile with somebody, possibly in the locality becoming a millionaire overnight. We certainly wish them all the very best with their win.” The National Lottery is now appealing to all its Daily Million players in Rochestown, Co. Cork to check their tickets after they matched all six lucky numbers in yesterday’s 2PM draw.
A spokesperson for the National Lottery said: “We encourage all of our Daily Million players from Cork to check their tickets carefully. If you are this lucky winner, please sign the back of the ticket and contact our prize claims team on 1800 666 222 or 01 836 4444, and we will make arrangements for you to come to the National Lottery to collect your prize”.