Limerick woman claims €115m lottery prize

Thursday 04 August 2005 22.21
She's a winner! - Dolores McNamara with her cheque
She's a winner! - Dolores McNamara with her cheque

Euromillions winner Dolores McNamara has claimed the biggest jackpot in European lottery history at the National Lottery headquarters in Dublin.

Mrs McNamara, from Garryowen in Limerick, was formally presented with her cheque for over €115 million.

She did not speak to the media but her solicitor said she is determined to keep her feet firmly on the ground.

A crowd of over 100 people, including journalists and members of the public, gathered outside the National Lottery buildings.