Close

Follow Lovin Dublin

  • Home /

  • Lifestyle /

  • Dublin Lotto Winner's 'Unselfish' Plans For Winnings Will Melt Your Heart

Dublin Lotto Winner's 'Unselfish' Plans For Winnings Will Melt Your Heart

By Darragh Berry

January 18, 2018 at 6:26pm

Share:

A retired Dublin landscaper who is caring full time for his elderly father could not believe his luck when he won €21,000 on a National Lottery online scratch card.

Peter Galligan, from Artane, said the win will go a long way towards paying bills and helping him and his family care for their 84-year-old Dad. His mother, who has Alzheimer’s, is living in a nursing home.

A delighted Peter, who collected his winnings in National Lottery HQ today, said: 

“I play online National Lottery games occasionally and tried my luck with the new Jewel 7 Doubler game. I could not believe it when I saw that I had won! It was only when I got an email from the National Lottery confirming the win that I really believed it. It is brilliant news.”

He added: “My mother is in a nursing home and I am looking after my father who is also called Peter. So this amount of money really means a lot. I will get some family members to cover for me so I can take a week off and I will head to Spain for a holiday.”

A deserved win for him and his family.

READ NEXT:Dublin Resident Who Made €175K From Social Welfare Had Penthouse With Private Swimming Pool

Share:

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Get the best of your city straight to your inbox.

I'd like to receive news and exclusive offers from Lovin Dublin including competitions, products, commercial partners and activities. By submitting this form you agree to our T&Cs and our privacy policy