These are the first pictures of the lucky Irish family who scooped the massive £153m EuroMillions jackpot this week.
May Whearty stepped outside her modest home in Co Meath just days after she won the life-changing sum.
She and her nine siblings stand to pocket up to €19.4m (£16.8m) each after winning the country’s biggest ever Lotto prize.
The new multi-millionaire refused to comment as she was whisked away in an eight-year-old Toyota Corolla, the Irish Mirror reported.
The family were in Dublin speaking with Lotto representatives on Wednesday and will likely get the money next Thursday or Friday once it has been gathered from other European countries.
Spokeswoman Miriam Donohoe told local news media: “They were very calm, they were in very good form.
“They had a cup of tea, cup of coffee, sandwiches.
“There was nothing lavish, there was no big splash. They’re very level-headed people.
“I think they will really handle this win in a very sensible way.”
It emerged the winners are going ahead with a package holiday to the Mediterranean booked before they hit the jackpot.
He added: “They will meet with the National Lottery soon to discuss if they plan to give any interviews about their win.
“Money won’t change them, they’re the same people and will be from now until whenever they die, that’s just the way they are.
“It just makes the last 20 odd years of their life comfortable, they just want to see everyone happy.
“They’ll still do the same things every day, it’s not going to change their life, it’s a life-changing sum of money but it’s not going to change them as people. They’re all retired now.
“They just want to sit back and relax, they have no plans yet what to spend the money on and have no plans for a party.”
A close family friend also said the siblings won’t be going over the top on their holiday either.
They added: “They are a lovely ordinary bunch of people – you couldn’t meet nicer. They always go away together to Spain on an annual holiday and this year, despite landing the huge jackpot, they will do the same.
“No fancy apartments, no posh hotels. They will be happy in their package holiday resort – and will get there on low-cost flights.”
The pal revealed the newly-minted multi-millionaires all went for a celebratory lunch together in Dublin city centre before meeting up with financial advisors.
They added: “It was tea and coffee on the first night, followed by a takeaway. Nothing wild.
“And then a quiet lunch yesterday before meeting the money experts.
“They have a lot to take in. They will get almost €20million each and that is a life-changing amount of money. And it’s all tax-free.”
The family friend also revealed that the family couldn’t get a "wink of sleep" after the news broke and they realised they were multi-millionaires.
The winning ticket was kept safe in an Argos catalogue and kept under the mattress overnight on Tuesday until it could be verified by officials.
It’s not clear whether the large family would pose publicly with the €175,475,380 cheque.
The owner of the shop where the winning ticket was sold has revealed his joy at the won – before it was confirmed he was in for €25,000 (£21,700) payout after selling the winning ticket.
Les Reilly, who owns Reilly’s Daybreak in the Naul, Co Dublin, said: “An awful lot of strangers have been coming into the shop, there’s been a huge up-sell in the Lotto since the win.
“One guy even bought a scratchcard last night and won €500 (£434) on it, he was hopping around the place.
“Previously we have sold a couple of €20,000 (£17,400) Lotto tickets and our own shop syndicate won €25,000 (£21,700) six years ago.
We are known as the lucky shop when it comes to scratchcard winnings.
“We have had a lot of people win €5,000 (£4,300) and €10,000 (£8,700).
“The Naul is a very unique village, everyone knows everyone. Everyone is behind this lucky family.”
The winning numbers in Tuesday’s draw were 1, 8, 18, 19, 39 and the Lucky Stars were 7, 9.
Many of the Rogers family live near the Naul, with others in Duleek and Bellewstown, Co Meath.
Their big win is bittersweet as the family lost two brothers last year.
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