Rossport woman, Arlene McGrath, has got 2014 off to the perfect start after winning €43,400, including an Opel Insignia car, on the National Lottery, Winning Streak Game Show on RTE last Saturday night.
Arlene who lives with her parents, Padraic and Patricia, has two sisters and one brother. She is a student in NUI Galway, studying Science but specialising in Physics. Arlene plans to spend her winnings on further education as she hopes to do a Masters after her degree.
Arlene was given three or four Scratch Cards on the weekend before last from her father, her brother and her granny. She is a fan of traditional music and plays the tin whistle. She also enjoys crochet and sports.
The winning ticket was bought from Dunnes Stores, Westport.
Pictured above: Arlene McGrath from Rossport South, Ballina, Co. Mayo who won €43,400 including an Opel Insignia car on the National Lottery, Winning Streak Game Show on RTE last Saturday (28th December 2013). At the presentation winning cheques were from left to right: Marty Whelan, Game Show co-host; Arlene McGrath, the winning player; Eddie Banville, Head of Marketing, The National Lottery and Sinead Kennedy, Game Show co-host. Photo: Mac Innes Photography