A Clonmany woman has won 25,000 euro, including a luxury holiday, on the National Lottery’s Money Spinner event, which was held in the Slieve Russell Hotel in Cavan on Saturday.
Martina Callaghan, a retired factory worker, normally puts the names of her nephews and nieces on her scratchcards, but decided to write down her own instead. It proved lucky. Martina, who was given a teddybear by her grandniece Chloe to bring her luck when she was spinning the wheel.
A keen walker, Martina loves listening to Country and Western music, especially Big Tom, who she last saw live in October. She said she “still can’t believe” she got to spin the wheel adding: “I still feel I’m chatting about somebody else.”Martina said she hasn’t even thought about how she’ll spend her winnings, as she just feels so lucky to be a Money Spinner contestant. Martina bought her ticket in Canny and Doherty Supervalu, Carndonagh.