A Cork family collected their cheque for €500,000 at the National Lottery HQ in Dublin on Wednesday last after buying their winning EuroMillions ticket at Amber Service Station in Fermoy. 

The mother of the winning Cork clan who are now half a million euro richer has hailed the win as 'a dream come true' for her family and she explained the moment they realised they had won the substantial prize last Wednesday morning December 12. 

“It was a typical morning in our house, everybody was getting ready for work and rushing out the door, everybody except my husband who was in no rush whatsoever and he was at the kitchen table looking at his lottery ticket with his mouth wide open,” explained the mother. 

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