Ballinasloe hospital staff scoop €500,000 in Lotto

A syndicate of 18 workers at Portiuncula University Hospital in Ballinasloe are the lucky winners of €500,000.

The winning ticket was bought in the hospital shop yesterday and means each person will get a share of almost €28,000.

Shop manager Trish O’Donoghue says there’s a great atmosphere in the hospital today and everyone is delighted with the good news.