Winners of €6.4m Lotto Jackpot ticket sold in Cavan collect mega prize but say win won't change their lives

Liam Cosgrove

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A three person syndicate who scooped over €6m in the National Lottery after purchasing their ticket in Cavan say the past five weeks have been surreal

A syndicate of three from the North East today walked out of National Lotteryheadquarters a cool €6.4 million richer after collecting the Lotto jackpot prize from Wednesday July 5th.

The delighted group – who wish to remain anonymous – celebrated their good fortune with a glass of champagne in the National Lottery winner’s room.

The winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased from Argue’s Londis Store in the market town of Cootehill, Co Cavan.

A spokesperson for the happy group said today: “We are absolutely delighted with this win. It will make life a lot easier for all of us and we will be able to help out family and friends as well. This is a huge amount of money, but we are all determined that it won’t change our lives dramatically.”

All syndicate members said they plan to continue working as normal, and as of yet have no major plans for spending their winnings.

The ecstatic winner added: “The last 5 weeks have been surreal. It has been like a dream. There has been huge speculation in the North East and Cavan about who won this life-changing amount, so we decided to keep our heads down and wait a few weeks before making our claim.”

Cavan has a great record when it comes to Lotto jackpot wins, clocking up a total of 28 since the National Lottery was established 30 years ago.

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