Syndicate in Cork reported to have won huge EuroMillions Lottery win

Jackpot: Ireland now has thirty more millionaires.
Jackpot: Ireland now has thirty more millionaires.

A group of workers from a factory in Cork will share this week's massive €88, 587,275 million lottery jackpot, according to media reports.

The National Lottery have confirmed that the winners, believed to be a company syndicate, have made contact to collect their prize.

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Although the National Lottery did not confirm any more details, it has been reported by the Journal.ie that the winning ticket was sold in Cork.

It has been speculated on social media that there are thirty-four employees in the syndicate from a company based in Little Island. It is also rumoured that the ticket was purchased from a newsagents in Glounthaune.

A statement from Lottery HQ said: "Following last night’s (24th January) EuroMillions Irish jackpot win of €88,587,275, the National Lottery can confirm that the ticket holders have been in touch to make arrangements to collect their prize money."

Thirty-four members of a syndicate would each collect a whopping €2.605,508 when they claim their winnings next week.

The jackpot was scooped by matching five numbers and two stars.

The winning numbers were 01, 05, 07, 17, 23 - with Lucky Stars 17 & 23.

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