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Scenes of joy as a Lottery syndicate from Stakelum’s Hardware store in Thurles collect their €17 million cheque from the National Lottery headquarters. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The National Lottery’s digital strategy appears to be paying off with nearly 10 per cent of ticket sales now being generated online. That equates to (...)

The European Lotto Betting Association has described as “scandalous” comments by the National Lottery.

Lotto betting operators have reacted furiously to being called “parasites” by the National Lottery here. The European Lotto Betting Association (ELBA(...)

The Celebrations’s are pictured at at the launch of new Lotto game changes

The National Lottery says its business model is under threat from a new wave of “rogue operators” that allow punters play online without buying a tick(...)

 Stephen Hughes: died in a fire in Tallaght in 2001

A man who set fire to a makeshift den in Tallaght, causing the death of a 12-year-old boy, has lost an appeal against the severity of his 15-year pris(...)

Pictured at the launch of the NewsBrands Ireland Journalism Awards 2018  were Jenny Fisher, National Lottery, Jerry Kennelly, chairman of the judging panel and Vincent Crowley, NewsBrands Ireland. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell

Never before has brave journalism been so important, according to entrepreneur Jerry Kennelly, who will chair the judging panel for the 2018 Newsbrand(...)

Euromillions winner Dolores McNamara, who won  more than €115 million in 2005. Photograph: Frank Miller

EuroMillions players in Ireland scooped more than €170 million in prize money this year, including Friday’s €38.9 million jackpot. The win in Dublin(...)

One of the approximately 80,000 people who passed through Dublin Airport on Friday has won a €5.4 million Lotto jackpot. Photograph: The Irish Times/Dara Mac Donaill

The winning ticket for Saturday’s €5.4 million Lotto jackpot draw was purchased at a shop in the arrivals hall of Terminal 1 in Dublin Airport. The t(...)

 Irish Times journalists won seven awards at the NewsBrands Ireland Journalism Awards. From left: Patrick Freyne;  Ciara Kenny; Ruadhan Mac Cormaic;  Malachy Clerkin;  Conor Lally; David Labanyi and  Fintan O’Toole, Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Irish Times led the way at the 2017 NewsBrands Ireland Journalism awards, with journalists from the newspaper winning seven awards, more than any (...)

Sell-out shows from the likes of Adele (above), Rod Stewart, Justin Bieber and Paul Simon helped boost profits for the owners of the 3Arena in Dublin last year.

New figures show that at least 60 families have lost their homes as a result of Ireland’s tracker mortgage scandal, writes Joe Brennan. And the figure(...)

The jump in Irish lotto sales also saw PLI’s operating profit rise by 121 per cent to €16.4 million last year. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

After several years of falling sales, a controversial privatisation process and a change to its playing format, the National Lottery is back on a winn(...)

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