No winner in last night's Lotto draw
THERE was no winner of last night's Lotto draw for a jackpot of €6,636,333. The numbers were 3, 4, 30, 40, 42 and 43. The bonus was 29.
There was one winner of the top €350,000 prize in the Lotto Plus 1. The numbers were 14, 19, 20, 28, 39 and 40. The bonus was 41.
There was no winner of the top €250,000 prize in the Lotto Plus 2. The numbers were 27, 30, 33, 35, 37 and 38. The bonus was 44.
Princess Anne visit faces protest
FRINGE republican group Eirigi is to mount a protest on Saturday against the planned attendance of Princess Anne at the Ireland-Scotland rugby tie in Croke Park.
Garda Special Branch officers are expected to monitor the protest, which is due to take place in Ballybough.
Bloody Sunday inquiry hits €239m
The cost of the Saville inquiry into the Bloody Sunday shootings has hit €239m, the British government said yesterday.
Northern Ireland Secretary Shaun Woodward announced the figure, of which around half has paid for legal services, in the House of Commons. The inquiry is the longest and costliest inquiry in British legal history.
French properties to fetch €80m
THE sale of two French-owned properties in Dublin worth €80m has moved a step closer, with several tenders submitted. Both French embassy houses, one described as among the finest homes in Europe, are situated on Ailesbury Road, the city's top address.
The second property, the chancery, is across the road at number 36 Ailesbury Road. The nine-bedroom property is priced at €20m.
Cyclist killed in collision with lorry
A 74-year-old cyclist was killed yesterday when his bike collided with a lorry.
The pensioner was at the junction between Cherrymount Road and Malahide Road in Clontarf, Co Dublin, when the accident happened at 3.15pm.
Irish wife's delight as astronaut home
A US astronaut who is married to an Irish woman touched down safely yesterday on the NASA Shuttle, Atlantis, after a marathon four-month space mission.
Dan Tani (46), who is married to Jane Egan (34), from Cork, returned to a hero's reception at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida.