The search is on for lucky Irish lotto winner who scooped €88.5m


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.”