Leitrim man collects more than €1m in Lottery win

A Leitrim man collected more than one million euro from the National Lottery this morning.

The man, who wished to remain anonymous, won €1,005,000 in the Euro Millions Raffle on February 17th.

He bought the ‘White Ticket’ quick pick in Newtowngore Post Office.

After checking the results on television on the night of the draw, he thought he had won €5,000.

The next day when he went into the post office to collect his prize, he discovered he had in fact won one million AND five thousand euro.

Stunned, the man said he quietly put the ticket back into his pocket and made his way home as quick as he could.

Post Mistress Martina Gorby is delighted for the winner and also that she sold the winning ticket: