The deadline has passed for the owner of a Euromillions Plus ticket worth €500,000 to claim their prize, a National Lottery spokesperson has confirmed.

The winning ticket was sold in the Kilmoon Service Station in Ashbourne, Co Meath on 25 September ahead of the draw on Tuesday 26 September.

The original deadline was 5.30pm on Christmas Day, but was extended until 5.30pm today.

That deadline has now passed.