The National Lottery has confirmed that last night’s Lotto jackpot, worth €8.5m was won in Co Galway.

The winning Quick Pick ticket was sold in the Corrib Oil Service Station in The Hill, Loughrea.

The lucky numbers were: 5, 6, 14, 19, 22, 30 and the bonus number was 24.

It is the 93rd jackpot win in Co Galway since the Lotto was launched in 1988.

Corrib Oil Service Station store manager, Pat Halligan, said Lotto fever has gripped the town.

"The excitement is unreal. There is a great buzz in the shop today with people coming in checking their tickets and speculating about the winner. This is the biggest ever National Lottery win for this shop and we would love if it was a local," he said.

The National Lottery has appealed to all its players in Galway to check their tickets to see if they are the winner.

A spokesperson said: "We are absolutely delighted for the lucky winner. This is the 4th Lotto jackpot win of the year and the highest so far, and between them the four winners have shared over €25 million. It is vital that players check their tickets. They can do so in-store or through the National Lottery App."