Windfall for Euromillions agent

The local shop that sold the winning €115million Euromillions jackpot ticket to Limerick woman Dolores McNamara will receive a €25,000 bonus payment for selling the ticket.

6th August, 2005

Garryowen Stores on Greenhill Road in Limerick sold the ticket to McNamara on July 29. The shop is about half a mile from her home and next to an Italian chip shop and the Track Bar where McNamara was drinking with friends when she found out she won the jackpot.

The €25,000 is not a tax free payment; it is considered income for the business and is taxable under normal business practice, ac cording to a...

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