Kilkenny lotto players on a winning streak

Miriam Purcell of Polerone, Mooncoin has become the second County Kilkenny woman to take home tens of thousands of euro from the game show Winning Streak this month.

Miriam Purcell of Polerone, Mooncoin has become the second County Kilkenny woman to take home tens of thousands of euro from the game show Winning Streak this month.

After purchasing her winning ticket in M&A’s Newsagents, Main Street, Carrick on Suir, County Tipperary, Ms Purcell went on the show and won prizes to the value of €33,200.

The previous week’s show saw Nora Ann Russell playing on behalf of Mary Russell from Park View, Kilkenny and winning €69,600 in prizes.

‘Winning Streak’ scratch cards offer players a chance to win instant prizes of up to €100,000, and five players are selected each week to appear on the TV game show, with one player given a chance to win up to €500,000 on the Grand Prize Wheel.

The players on Saturday’s show took home a combined €233,600 in prizes.