Monday February 17, 2020

Financial matters: Jill Kerby

Dealing with life after a Lotto win

24th February, 2019
Les Reilly, owner of the Daybreak shop in the Naul in north Co Dublin, celebrates with his niece Carly Reilly Flynn (left) and staff members Martina White and Anne Morgan after selling the winning €175 million Euromillions ticket last Tuesday Pic: Collins

If you don’t want a big lottery win to change your lives . . . don’t buy EuroMillions tickets. And if you do win, don’t go public. This sage advice (from someone who never does the Lotto) has come too late for the Sheridan family, the syndicate of six sisters and brother who bought last Wednesday’s winning €175,475,380 ticket. But they are beyond naive if they think this massive jackpot isn’t going to change their...

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