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27th January 2019 5:05am

More than a few jaws dropped when officials from the UK National Lottery reported a north Dublin shop was celebrating after selling two tickets which shared in last night's National Lottery Daily Millions prize of €500,000.

National Lottery Daily MillionsThe store which is part of the Circle K brand, is a convenience store chain offering a wide variety of products for people including the sale of lottery tickets is located in Clonshaugh, Dublin, Ireland.

After discovering the double win the delighted shop manager Tahir Mughal said: "We have a lot of loyal customers who play Daily Millions every day, including truck drivers, so we are delighted if their numbers have come up."

A spokesperson for the National Lottery said it's very unusual for a store two sell two tickets with the same numbers and for them to win the same prize.

"It could be a case that the same person played more than once with the same numbers. But we are delighted for the winner or winners and urge all our players to check their numbers."

The winning numbers were 5, 14, 17, 24, 26, 37 and bonus number 6.

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