The holder of a winning lottery ticket worth €381,863 has come forward to claim their prize just ahead of a 5.30pm deadline.

The quick-pick ticket for the EuroMillions draw on Friday 6 May matched five numbers and one ‘Lucky Star’.

The ticket was purchased on the day of the draw in Tesco in the Market Green Shopping Centre in Midleton, Co Cork.

The National Lottery this morning issued a press release urging players to check their tickets ahead of today’s deadline.