A WINNING EuroMillions ticket was sold in a Carlow service station, Lotto bosses have revealed.

A EuroMillions ticket was offered inside a Carlow service station, Lotto bosses have revealed.

The Plus slip – worth €500,000, was offered at O’Toole’s garage in Tullow, Co Carlow. Owner Joe O'Toole said he was absolutely flabbergasted as to how they sold two tickets that won €700k in the space of a week

Owner Joe O’Toole stated he was absolutely flabbergasted that they sold  two tickets that won €700k in just per week

And merely days ago, exactly the same store offered a fantastic scratch card prize worth €200,000.

‘ABSOLUTELY FLABBERGASTED’

Lotto players across Carlow who purchased their ticket at O’Toole’s are now being advised to check on their slips.

The winning EuroMillions Plus figures for last night’s draw were: 05, 13, 22, 39, and 46.

Who owns overall game store, Joe O’Toole, spoke today of his delight at selling two top prize tickets worth a combined €700,000 within days.

He stated: “We’re just absolutely flabbergasted within the shop and also the excitement within the town is completely indescribable.

“Only yesterday, I had been talking with the nation’s Lottery concerning the winning scratch card worth €200,000 that was offered within the lately and late yesterday, I acquired another telephone call in the National Lottery to verify this latest win.

‘IT’S JUST BRILLIANT’

“I’m still inside a condition of disbelief, I am talking about, do you know the likelihood of selling two top prize winning National Lottery tickets in a tiny country store within a few days? It’s just brilliant.”

To date this season, there has been 27 winners from the €500k EuroMillions Plus top prize in Ireland.

O’Toole is planning for a massive celebration for his staff and the local people.

He added: “Genuinely, we’re just thrilled for that champion and we’re anxiously wishing that it’s a deserving person in the area.

“There exists a very loyal number of local customers who keep your business alive, so we’ll be tossing an enormous party within the store today and I’m encouraging anybody in the region in the future lower towards the shop to savor the celebrations not to mention to check on their tickets to find out if they’re €500,000 more potent.”

A version of this story originally appeared here.

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