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This morning, someone in Dublin woke up 175,000,000 million euro, and wow gosh, we're sooooo delighted for them.

While we couldn't be more pleased that someone other than ourselves is now mega rich, we couldn't help but ponder on what we would purchase as our first big Euromillions spend. 

A luxurious holiday? A flash car? A mad expensive ostrich skin hand bag? Nah – top of the list has to be growing that property portfolio (or just starting one). We've been creeping around the internet, searching for our perfect habitats in Dublin (seeing as that is where the winning lotto ticket was purchased) and we have compiled a list of our faves that we will probably never be able to afford bu hey, it's fun to fantasize: 

1. Bayview, 17 Sutton Castle, Sutton, Dublin 13, North Dublin City – €1,250,000

You could buy around 140 of these stunning houses for your Euromillions fee.

On the market by Gallagher Quigley, this iconic 19th century mansion with sprawling grounds and a sea view is the perfect family home. It even has a spiral staircase leading from the garden to the exterior terrace where you have a gorge view of Dublin Bay.

This period home was once owned by the Jameson family – so it comes with some glam history as well as walk in wardrobes.

2. Horse Island, Roaring Water Bay, Schull, Co. Cork – €6,750,000

Where else is there to go when you want peace and quiet to count all your money? Why, your own private island of course. 

Now, we know we said we would keep all of our homes to the Dublin region, but with all those millions, chartering a yacht from Dublin bay to Schull shouldn't be too much of an issue. 

The island comes with a STUNNING main home, as well as six guest houses, so it's perfect for family to visit once you've had your fill of solitary island living. The views are breathtaking, and you could probably bride a Deliveroo guy to get the boat over with your order if you tip him well enough. 

3. Monte Alverno, Sorrento Road, Dalkey, South Co. Dublin – €7,500,000

The stand out feature of the house has got to be the stunning figure-of-eight shaped outdoor swimming pool that languishes invitingly in the back garden.

Other external features include an all weather floodlit tennis court and a Chinese garden that has its own waterfall and lily pond.

South facing bedrooms give a glorious sea view, and plant lovers can rejoice in their element with a chilled martini in the jungle of a conservatory. 

4. Arkendale, 6 Arkendale Road, Dalkey, South Co. Dublin – €1,950,000

This Georgian gaff had us shook from the very first picture. Sprawling high ceilings with original stucco work and big bay windows make this home the ideal modem house with original character. 

Currently it has some very interesting wallpaper and pastel carpet choices, a nod to the original design of the home. 

The feature staircase leads to the upstairs where there are five generous bedrooms, while downstairs resides a snooker and cinema room.

5St Georges, St Georges Avenue, Killiney, South Co. Dublin – €9,250,000

This GORGE property honestly has a whiff of Hogwarts magic about it. From the stunning turret to the stain glass windows, it's a marvel to look at. 

The home comes complete with a little church (gas) and the architecture is a nob to the Gothic revival in Ireland. 

The main bedroom has a balcony with panoramic sea views, and everything about it is just magic. 

 

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We could spend an entire day thinking about all the things we would buy if we won the lotto.

So, when a €38.9m EuroMillions jackpot went unclaimed for the past few days, we were frantically searching our pockets for our tickets in the hope that we were in luck.

Finally, the winners of the massive sum have made contact with the National Lottery.

A spokesperson for the National Lottery told RTE that the winning ticket has been verified.

The winners are to receive their jackpot later this week.

The winning quick pick ticket was sold in Dublin on Friday, December 29. 

The winning numbers were 04, 08, 22, 23, 48. 

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One lucky Irish lotto player is in for a very merry Christmas after ir was revealed that the winning ticket worth €5.4 million was sold at a newsagents in Dublin Airport this week. 

The ticket was purchased on Friday December 22, one of Dublin Airport's busiest days of the year. 

It's thought the ticket, which was bought in Terminal 1 arrivals, may have been sold to someone picking up a loved one, a member of airport staff, or even someone returning home for Christmas. 

In a statement, the National Lottery said: "We don’t know at this stage who the lucky winner of this life-changing amount is. But we can confirm the golden ticket was purchased in arrivals at Terminal 1 in Dublin Airport on Friday December 22nd."

"This was one of the busiest days of the year in arrivals and the ticket could have been brought by somebody coming home for Christmas, by a friend or relative meeting a loved one, or an airport worker.

"This is going to be a very special Christmas indeed for that lucky person.”

The numbers drawn were 5, 14, 28, 29, 32 and 38. The bonus number was 31.

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If you played the Irish Lotto, you may want to check your ticket. 

One lucky player is after winning a massive €7.5 million jackpot last night. 

The winning numbers are 8, 10, 11, 25, 28, 32 , with a bonus number of 35.

The winning ticket was sold in Eason in the Thurles Shopping Centre in Co Tipperary.

'We are all so excited for the lucky customer,' manager Deirdre O’Toole told The Irish Times.

'We have no idea who it is – hopefully one of our regulars.'

We'll be spending the day dreaming of what we would buy… 

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Cha-Ching! There has been one winner of last night's lotto jackpot draw.

The winner is set to receive the whopping €2.4 million prize.

The numbers drawn were 7, 19, 20, 32, 34, and 43 with a bonus number of 45.

The winning ticket was sold in Dublin.

Luck is clearly on the side of the Dubs, as the Lotto Plus 1 jackpot ticket was also sold in the capital.

The Lotto Plus 1 Jackpot is worth a huge €500,000.

We'll be dreaming of what we could do with that kind of cash for the rest of the day…

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If you bought yourself a ticket for the National Lottery, you may want to scramble through your coat pockets in search of it

One lucky Lotto player has won €2,000,000 in last night's draw.

According to the Lotto, the ticket was sold in the north west of Ireland. 

The winning numbers were 15, 31,33,34,36,43, while the bonus number was 39.

We'll be spending the day dreaming od what we would buy… 

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We all dream of winning the Lotto someday, and now one lucky Dubliner has woken up with a dream come true.

The National Lottery has confirmed that one overall winner took home the jackpot of €4.5m, and that the ticket was sold in Dublin, however they have not yet revealed the exact location.

In case you're still holding onto hope and haven't checked your ticket yet (are you crazy?!), the winning numbers were 2, 5, 12, 34, 41 and 47, and the bonus number was 29.

We were having a chat around the office to see what exactly we would do if we won that amount of money, and one of the answers was, 'buy an island'.

What would you do?!

 

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One exceptionally lucky couple from County Meath are over €100,000 richer, after the pair had two separate Lottery wins in three days.

The pair, who are great-grandparents, won €10,000 on a Telly Bingo ticket, before winning a further €92,652  on Saturday’s main Lotto draw.

The couple put their amazing luck down to their son, who is deceased, as they believe he was looking down on them whn they purchased the Telly Bingo ticket on the day of his anniversary.

'We really believe he was up there looking after us,' they said at the National Lottery’s headquarters.

'It is such a coincidence that our wins came at this time.'

'On the day of Telly Bingo I had gone to my son’s grave to clean it up and say a prayer,' they told the Journal.

What are the odds?

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Are you feeling lucky?

A whole new world has just been opened up to Irish lottery players, with the launch of multilotto.ie.

As well as the EuroMillions and EuroJackpot, Irish punters will be able to play for a number of international jackpots on the new site.

Multilotto have been operating in Sweden and the Nordic region since 2012, but were only recently granted the license need to operate on Irish shores.

America’s Powerball and Mega Millions, are among the jackpots up for grabs, with record breaking prizes of €1.3 billion (omg!). they’re sure to be a big hit with Irish customers. 

Company CEO, Thomas Biro, reckons multilotto.ie will be a big hit with Irish customers, and seeing as we're already planning how'd we spend the winnings, we're guessing he's probably right.

Oh, and while we have you; don't forget to have your say in the inaugural SHEmazing Awards this May! It's time to vote, and you can do it right here!

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Someone on our Emerald Isle has the best Paddy's Day ever after scooping an astonishing cash prize of €500,000.

"There was one winner of the EuroMillions Plus top prize. The winning ticket was sold in the South East," said the National Lottery. 

The winning numbers are 01, 04, 10, 20, 28.

No one walked away with the absolute whopper of a €17,000,000 prize in last night's EuroMillions jackpot. 

Hopefully the ticket wasn't lost in the Saint Patrick's Day festivities!

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One lucky Irish Lotto player scooped a jackpot worth almost €13 million last night.

The winning ticket was sold in Dublin, and the hunt is on to find out who won the cornucopia of cash. 

No details about the exact shop the ticket was sold in have been released yet. 

The numbers drawn in the National Lottery were 2,15 ,19, 26, 37, 38, and the bonus was 39.

We're rummaging through our coat pockets for our tickets right this second. 

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The whole country was obsessively checking their tickets last night after one exceptionally lucky Irish Euro Millions ticket holder hit the jackpot, and scooped the grand prize of €88.5million.

The search is on for the inner who has not yet claimed their massive prize.

The winning numbers are 1, 5, 7, 17 and 23 while the Lucky Stars were 3 and 8.

The jackpot has been rolling on this mega-prize since December 30.

“EuroMillions continues to capture the imagination of our players with excitement levels building around each jackpot rollover," National Lottery chief executive Dermot Griffin told The Sun.

“While the current EuroMillions jackpot has been rolling since 30 December, the big winners have been our good causes who will have benefited to the tune of over €3.7million after Tuesday’s draw.”

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