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.