Lotto to hit €5.5m
THE weekend Lotto jackpot is heading for €5.5m after last night's draw failed to produce a winner. The numbers drawn were 4, 6, 17, 35, 37 and 39. The bonus was 45.
There was no winner of the €350,000 Lotto Plus 1 prize. The numbers were 2, 28, 29, 36, 37 and 40. The bonus was 10. There was also no winner of the €250,000 Lotto Plus 2 prize. The numbers were 4, 12, 32, 34, 36 and 40. The bonus was 6.
DANIEL'S HOPE FOR MUM
SINGER Daniel O'Donnell's mother Julia is battling to be home in time for her 94th birthday next Monday. She has been in hospital for the past two weeks.
Daniel (51), who flew back from his Tenerife holiday home to be with her, wrote on his website that she was back on the road to recovery.
SETTLEMENT OVER DEATH
THE family of a 23-year-old man who died after he was electrocuted has settled its High Court damages action for €80,000. Polish national Dariusz Jasinski died when he was levelling concrete. He moved out of the way of a truck and a steel pole he was holding came in to contact with electric wires.
Anna Jasinska, his mother, had sued his employer Keating and Doyle Ltd of Donard, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, and Murray Waste Recycling Ltd of Tomsollagh, Ferns, Co Wexford, the recycling plant site where the incident occurred on April 23, 2007. Mr Jasinski had at the time of his death lived at Bridge Meadows, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford.
THIEF AVOIDS PRISON
AN employee who stole more than €10,000 from a bakery has been ordered to do community service instead of an eight-month jail sentence. Fergal O'Grady (48) pleaded guilty to over 30 charges of theft from Pat the Baker, Unit 1A, Kilmallock Road Enterprise Centre, Limerick.
The cash was stolen on various dates between November 1, 2011, and July 2, 2012, Limerick District Court previously heard. The court heard he stole the money to pay gambling debts.