The National Lottery has said the holders of the winning ticket for last night's €12.9m jackpot have made contact to make arrangements to claim their prize money.

The winning Quick Pick selection ticket was purchased in the SuperValu store there yesterday.

The €12,849,224 Lotto jackpot is the largest jackpot of 2017.

The Lotto jackpot had been rolling over since 28 December.

The National Lottery says €14.6 million has been raised for the Good Causes fund from this roll-over series.

There was also one winner of the Match 5 plus the bonus prize of €179,034, which was bought in another SuperValu supermarket in Portlaoise, Co Laois.