North Ireland Couple Celebrate £115 Million EuroMillions Win

We're not too far into 2019 but the year has already proved to be the best one ever for a lucky couple from North Ireland who welcomed in the new year with a bumper £115 jackpot win.

Patrick and Frances Connolly sat in shocked silence for a good 15 minutes after they received a phone call that changed their lives forever; one that informed them that they had won the top prize in a recent EuroMillions lottery draw.

Things might have worked out a lot differently if Frances had not nagged her husband to buy lottery tickets that week, after which he bought a single EuroMillions ticket online and chose the Quick Pick option which automatically generated his winning number combination. The couple had never won anything more than a £10 prize.

When they initially heard that they had won a prize they thought it might be a modest sum, and when they heard that they had bagged the jackpot they could not believe it and thought they were being scammed.

The £115 million win is the fourth largest win in European lottery history and has instantly catapulted the couple onto Ireland's rich list. The couple currently rent a modest terraced house in the village of Moira but plan on upgrading their home as soon as possible.

The couple attended a press conference last week where they went public with their win. They told reporters that they had always been happy together, but the win would make them a "hell of a lot happier."

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