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US NewsEuroMillions winner Frances Connolly splashes the cash to save her sister's home

16:30  08 january  2019
16:30  08 january  2019 Source:   uk.news.yahoo.com

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EuroMillions winner Frances Connolly splashes the cash to save her sister ' s home . Frances Connolly , 52, and Patrick Connolly , 54, from Moira in Northern Ireland, who scooped a £115 million EuroMillions jackpot in the New Year’s Day lottery draw, have saved the home of Frances ’ sister

EuroMillions winner Frances Connolly splashes the cash to save her sister ' s home . Frances Connolly , 52, and Patrick Connolly , 54, from Moira in Northern Ireland, who scooped a £115 million EuroMillions jackpot in the New Year’s Day lottery draw, have saved the home of Frances ’ sister

EuroMillions winner Frances Connolly splashes the cash to save her sister's home © Provided by Oath Inc.

One of Northern Ireland’s biggest lottery winners has splashed the cash to help save her sister’s family home.

The BBC reports EuroMillions winner Frances Connolly‘s sister Sharon Bordessa put her house on the market when she moved into her late mother Kathleen’s home to care for her in 2017.

The sale was due to be completed in the coming weeks but Mrs Connolly stepped in to stop the sale after she and husband Patrick won almost £115m in the New Year’s Day EuroMillions draw.

Speaking to BBC Radio Foyle Sharon said: “I just found out on Thursday morning.

EuroMillions winner Frances Connolly splashes the cash to save her sister's home © Provided by Oath Inc.

“She said she had some good news: ‘Me and Paddy have won the Euromillions and you don’t have to sell your house’.

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Mrs Bordessa' s sister Frances Connolly stepped in to stop the sale after she and husband Patrick won almost £115m in the New Year' s Day EuroMillions draw. "I just found out on Thursday morning," Sharon told BBC Radio Foyle. " Frances phoned me and said 'are you sitting down?'

Lottery winner Frances Connolly will make sure sister Sharon keeps her homeCredit: Pacemaker Press. Sharon told The Sun she “couldn’t be After putting her house on the market, Sharon had moved back into the family home to care for her sick mother. EuroMillions couple who scooped £

“I don’t know if I believed her at first.

“Our mum passed away a year ago but my children and I had moved from our home back to Frances’ family home, where she had been born, to live with mum.

“Mummy wanted me to buy her home. I couldn’t do that until our house sold.”

She said an offer short of the asking price had been accepted and the sale was progressing because “we just needed to sell.”

“But that then left me short in buying our original home,” she added.

“It is two homes really that have been saved.”

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The Connollys – who have three daughters and three grandchildren – said after their win that they have made a list of 50 people with whom they intend to share their good fortune.

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BIG-HEARTED EuroMillions winners Frances and Patrick Connolly have helped Frances ' sister keep her home . Sharon Bordessa put her house at Glebe, Co Tyrone on the market when she moved into her late mother Kathleen' s home to care for her in 2017.

EuroMillions winner Frances Connolly splashes the cash to save her sister's home © Getty Frances Connolly, 52, and Patrick Connolly, 54, from Moira, County Armagh in Northern Ireland, who scooped a £115 million EuroMillions jackpot in the New Year's Day lottery draw

The couple, who live in Moira in County Down, bought the ticket online after forgetting to do so during a shop trip earlier in the day.

Mrs Bordessa, who lives in The Glebe, near Strabane in County Tyrone, told the Irish News she had been ringing around her relatives in “total and utter shock”.

She said that generosity is typical of her sister.

“That wouldn’t be something that they just said to look good, that is something that is totally genuine,” she said.

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