Lucky Leitrim Lotto player wins €250,000

A Lucky Leitrim Lotto player has won €250,000.

They won in the Lotto Plus 2 Draw back on August 18th, but she didn’t know that.

The winner bought the ticket in Spar Main Street, Kinlough, Co. Leitrim and carried it in her handbag for three weeks before realising she had won.

Speaking about the win, she said ‘I’m one of these people that buys lottery tickets quite regularly and I’ll stuff them into my handbag and then forget about them until weeks later’.

In other lotto news, a person who bought a ticket Byrne’s Foodstore in Kilcar in Co. Donegal on Saturday the 9th of June is the winner of €30,000 but only has until close of business today to claim the winnings.