Les Reilly (centre) with the staff from his Daybreak shop in The Naul, north Co Dublin, where the winning €175m EuroMillions ticket was sold. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins.

A large family syndicate from The Naul in North Co Dublin has emerged as the winner of Tuesday night’s €175.4 million EuroMillions jackpot. The famil(...)

Frances Connolly (52) and Patrick Connolly (54) from Moira, County Armagh. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The Co Down couple who won the €127 million (£115m) EuroMillions jackpot on New Year’s Day said they were “chuffed to bits” at being able to(...)

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(...)

Since December it has been mandatory for all authorised National Lottery retailers to sign up to a code of practice. Seven out of 10 retailers have taken up training on a recently launched online portal.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Private operators of the National Lottery have opened on average more than 50 new outlets every month over the past three years, prompting fears of a (...)

More than 30,000 people are expected to attend the Savour Kilkenny food festival later this week. Photograph: Pat Moore.

Savour Kilkenny, the food festival that celebrates a decade in existence this year, takes over the city and its environs this coming bank holiday week(...)