Lightning has struck again with the news today that the winning ticket for Tuesday’s whopping €17,000,000 EuroMillions Jackpot was sold in Castlebar, The ticket was bought at Mulroy’s Londis.
The EuroMillions jackpot has only been won fifteen times in Ireland since the game began in 2004 but three of those tickets have now been sold in Castlebar, a town with a population of 12,000 people. Surely it must rank as Europe’s luckiest town!
All three jackpot victories have occurred in the past six years.
The first Castlebar EuroMillions jackpot was won in April 2014 when a prize worth €15 million was claimed on a ticket sold in Castlebar. Three years later Mayo got its second winner, again in Castlebar, when a syndicate from the west of Ireland won €29 million in July 2017. This ticket was sold at Garryduff XL Store, of Pound Road, Castlebar.
The winning numbers are: 24, 26, 32, 43, 46 and the Lucky Star numbers are 06 and 10.