Friday, January 22, 2021

By Elizabeth Lee

One lucky punter from County Carlow has just scooped this week’s Prize Bond Star Prize of €50,000!

The draw took place earlier today, Friday 22 January, when the prize bond number AOI778477 was drawn as the winner. It was bought somewhere in Carlow in 2019 so the organisation is urging local bond-holders to check their tickets.

Prize Bonds are a state savings product which, instead of paying interest, offers bond holders the chance to win cash prizes every week. All winnings are tax-free, and Prize Bonds can be cashed in at any time after the minimum holding period of three months.

There were over 5,700 prizes awarded in this week’s Prize Bond Draw, amounting to over €350,000.

In addition to a €1 million prize awarded on the last weekly draw of June and December, there are weekly draws where the top prize is €50,000. Other cash prizes awarded each week include 10 of €1,000 and 10 of €500.

Prize Bonds can be purchased by direct debit, online at, by telephone to callsave 1850 30 50 60 or at your local post office.

Prize Bond holders can check draw results online at The main winning numbers are also available in most post offices.

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