Next Draw

Irish Lotto results checker

Get winning Irish Lotto numbers online. Irish Lotto is the main and the most popular lottery game provided by Ireland's National Lottery. It is a traditional jackpot type game of chance using a draw format. The lottery had seen numerous changes introduced to keep up with the latest lottery trends and maintain the game's popularity among lottery fans.

The game dates back to 1988 when its first draw was held on 16 April at once winning lottery players' hearts and remaining extremely popular up to the present days. The jackpots start from € 2 mln and are rolled over every time when there is no grand prize winner in the draw. The number of roll-overs is limited to 11, nevertheless, it grows extremely big. Irish Lotto draws are held two times a week on Wednesday and Saturday at 8 p.m. GMT. Take advantage of the online Irish Lotto results checker not to miss a single draw. The game uses a widely popular 6/45 matrix that is players have to choose 6 Irish Lotto numbers from the guess range of 1 to 45 and if matching all 6 they become the jackpot winners.

Country Ireland
Numbers to Guess 6 from 47
Additional Numbers 1 from 39
remaining numbers
not accountable for jackpot
Jackpot Winning Chances 1 in 8 145 060
Next Jackpot 21362650
Irish Lotto is offered by
Thelotter Review Play at Thelotter
Jackpot Review Play at Jackpot
Lotto Agent Review Play at Lotto Agent
LottoKings Review Play at LottoKings
Multilotto Review Play at Multilotto
Playhugelottos Review Play at Playhugelottos
Wintrillions Review Play at Wintrillions
Lottoland Review Play at Lottoland
Lotto-365 Review Play at Lotto-365
Playlotteries Review Play at Playlotteries
Euromillions Review Play at Euromillions
LottoKings Review Play at LottoKings
Find out more about Irish Lotto

How does it work?

Apart from the 6 main Irish Lotto numbers, there is a so-called bonus number picked up every draw. It is not accountable for the jackpot only for the cash prizes of the 2nd, 3rd, and 6th prize categories. Apart from the jackpot, the lotto has another 6 categories for every draw. These are thousands of cash prizes offered for players two times a week.

If you are pressed for time or just do not want to bother choosing Irish Lotto numbers yourself then you may opt to use an automatic random Irish Lotto numbers generation feature. It is similar to the Lucky Dip feature in UK National Lottery and EuroMillions or the so-called Quick Pick feature used in most American lotto games. Playing the game is simple: choose your lucky Irish Lotto numbers or get them quick-picked to save the trouble using a random numbers generator. Two lines each priced € 1.50 is a minimal amount of entries the players have to make to take part in Irish Lotto.

Playing Irish Lotto

Until quite recently it was accessible only for Irishmen or tourists visiting this country. The tickets were available for sale only in retail outlets over the counter so that you would have to go to Ireland to play this lotto game which would make the lottery ticket rather expensive accounting the traveling expenses. Fortunately today you do not even have to leave your house or working place to play this lottery. All you have to do to try luck in Irish Lotto is to go online, choose numbers, pay up the purchase and wait for the latest Irish Lotto results. And what is more important there you may play any popular foreign lottery from any part of the globe.

Age is the only restriction for players. Irish Lotto is available only for those aged 18 or older. In the case of winning, you will have to present your ID to prove your age and get the prize.

Latest Irish Lotto Results Checker

The latest Irish Lotto results are available after the draws carried out every week on Wednesday and Saturday at 8.00 p.m. GMT. There are several ways to find out Irish Lotto results and get to know whether you were lucky to win anything in this popular lotto game.

For example, you may find out Irish Lotto results watching the draws on TV which are broadcasted live on Irish RTE1 TV channel at 7.55 p.m. GMT or read the local newspapers publishing the latest Irish Lotto results after each draw.

Irish Lotto results will also be available at Irish National Lottery official web page soon after the draw.

Besides you may as well go online and visit our web page to make use of the online Irish Lotto results checker also covering other popular lotteries from around the world. Importantly enough, this information is available around the clock any day of the week.

Winning odds

Find below the winning odds breakdown (BN - bonus number):


Prize category


Winning chance, %

Winning odds



0.000012 %

1 : 8,145,060


5 + BN

0.000074 %

1 : 1,357,510



0.0029 %

1 : 34,808


4 + BN

0.003 %

1 : 28,579



0.058 %

1 : 1,733


3 + BN

0.17 %

1 : 579



2.2 %

1 : 45


The winning odds are very competitive compared to many other Europe and USA based lotto games, especially as opposed to the multinational lotteries such as EuroMillions.

The odds to win the jackpot matching all the 6 main winning Irish Lotto numbers are estimated as 1 in 8,145,060.

The odds to win the 2nd prize category matching the 5 main winning Irish Lotto numbers and the bonus ball increase to 1 chance in 1,350,000. The win rates increase further for every lower category. To win anything in the game you will have to match at least 3 winning Irish Lotto numbers with the chances estimated as 1 in 45.

Record jackpots

On 21 November 1996, Irish Lotto jack-potted £7.48 mln (then about €9.50 mln). This record remained unbroken for 10 years until Paul and Helen Cunningham from Cork won the astonishing €16.18 in Irish Lotto on 28 July 2007. Up to date, it is the second largest jackpot in the Lotto's history.

Still, the lottery’s ever largest jackpot was won the next year on 28 June 2008 by the lottery syndicate set up by the workers of the mining and steelworks company Bennekerry in Carlow. The lucky winners then split €18,963,441 pot (then about $29.7 mln).

Claiming prizes

In the case of hitting the jackpot or winning one of the secondary prizes in Irish National Lotteries, including Irish Lotto you will get the money as a single tax-free payment. Irish Lotto prizes are to be claimed within 3 months period from the draw date. Otherwise, they will be declared canceled.

If you were lucky to win the lottery online you do not have to worry about the mentioned issues. The online lottery service will handle everything so that you will get the money credited to your account as soon as possible in any part of the world. Use our online Irish Lotto results checker to keep up with the latest updates.