A winning Lotto ticket worth close to €1 million was sold last week by the XL Shop on Emmet Street in Fermoy.

Speaking with The Avondhu, shop owner Mark Keohane said this was the first big winning ticket sold by the store.

“I’m delighted, it’s good news for the community and it cheers the place up,” he said.

According to Mark, the shop, which has a team of 7, are all delighted for the winner, who will scoop a mouthwatering €996,216, wishing them well.

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