Man celebrates 60th birthday by scooping €50,000 on a scratch card!

first_imgA Co. Donegal man who celebrated his 60th birthday in style as he collected a cheque for €50,000 following his win on a €5 All Cash Platinum scratch card.The winning All Cash Platinum ticket was sold at the Spar store in Derrybeg.After making the long journey from Donegal by bus with his family, the lucky winner said that he would have to let his win sink in first before he decided on how to spend his winnings He said “This is a marvellous surprise and it’s just in time for my birthday. I’m going to enjoy the next few days celebrating with my family and after that we’ll see about spending some of the prize money.”Playing National Lottery funds good causes across Ireland. In 2016 alone, the National Lottery raised over €210 million good causes.This level of funding has made a significant difference to communities, projects and individuals in the areas of Youth, Sports, Recreation, Amenities, Health, Welfare, Arts, Culture, National Heritage and the Irish Language.Man celebrates 60th birthday by scooping €50,000 on a scratch card! was last modified: July 26th, 2017 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:derrybegdonegallottoscratch cardlast_img read more

Shane Doan got inducted into the Arizona Sports Ha

first_imgShane Doan got inducted into the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame just months after he retired @ArizonaCoyotes pic.twitter.com/ThTNn4cwFl— FOX Sports Arizona (@FOXSPORTSAZ) November 2, 2017Another member of this year’s group, Arizona Cardinals chairman and owner Bill Bidwill, was represented at the ceremony by his son, president Michael Bidwill.“But when you look at his contributions, the Super Bowls he lobbied to bring here, the stadium that again has not just brought success to the Cardinals but success to the whole community,” Michael Bidwill told FOX Sports Arizona, “to bring in all these great events, the economic impacts from ’em, it’s all him. He was the driver behind that. He was the guy that had faith, that we’d get it done and we got it done.”ASU wrestler and 2011 NCAA champion Anthony Robles was also inducted. He won a state championship at Mesa High School, despite being born with only one leg.“There were times in the wrestling room where I thought about kind of taking it easy or thought about quitting, and I would just think about the doubters because I felt like if I gave up, I was proving ’em right. Nothing would make me more happy than to stand on top of the podium and smile with my trophy, you know to show them ‘you were wrong,’” he told FOX Sports Arizona. It’s a mutual lovefest: @DanMajerle and the state of Arizona. @suns @GCU_MBB #ArizonaSportsHallOfFame pic.twitter.com/INEFhqHO8S— FOX Sports Arizona (@FOXSPORTSAZ) November 2, 2017 Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact .@ARobles125 has been proving doubters wrong from the time he was born up until his induction into the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame. pic.twitter.com/Uhkggq0H5y— FOX Sports Arizona (@FOXSPORTSAZ) November 2, 2017 Top Stories 0 Comments   Share   The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo The Arizona Sports Hall of Fame inducted a group of notable names on Wednesday night.Retired Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan, former award-winning sports journalist at the Arizona Republic and current ASU Cronkite School professor Paola Boivin, and Grand Canyon coach and former Phoenix Suns guard Dan Majerle were three of the five honored at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort.“It’s almost been 30 years since I’ve been here in Phoenix, off and on, but this has always been my home,” Majerle told FOX Sports Arizona. “I fell in love with Phoenix when I got here, and the state of Arizona, and fortunately they love me back.” Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling ErrorOKFree Rate QuoteCall now 623-889-0130 ErrorOKlast_img read more