€10.6m jackpot won
ONE ticket bought in the South won the midweek Lotto jackpot of more than €10.6m. The numbers were 3, 8, 11, 23, 27 and 33, bonus 36.
In the Lotto Plus 1 draw there was no winner of the €350,000 top prize. The numbers were: 4, 17, 19, 23, 25, 29, bonus 3. The €250,000 top prize in Lotto Plus 2 was also not won. The numbers were: 7, 18, 20, 27, 37, 38, bonus 29.
New equine chairman
FORMER chief executive of the Food Safety Authority Pat Wall will be proposed as new chairman of Horse Sport Ireland at an EGM in Naas, Co Kildare, today. The Associate professor of Public Health at UCD is expected to be ratified by the board.
Rules for buskers
NEW regulations to control busking in Dublin city centre are to be drawn up following the failure of a voluntary code.
While 185 street performers signed up to the code, a minority ignored it.
The city manager has since been asked to draw up draft by-laws to bring in regulations similar to those in force in Galway and other European cities.
Finals to raise roof
AFTER five days, three rounds of competition and almost 24 hours of operatic performances, the six finalists for the country's most prestigious singing competition will take to the stage tonight to see who will finish on a high note.
The National Concert Hall in Dublin hosts the grand concerto finale of the seventh Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition.
Convicted in absence
A 53-year-old man has been convicted in his absence of assaulting his former partner, but the jury failed to agree a verdict on a charge of rape with an implement at the Central Criminal Court.
The man had been accused of raping the woman with a carrot. Mr Justice Patrick McCarthy set a sentence date next month and listed the rape charge for mention on the next available date when a new trial date may be set.