Westmeath delivery driver curries favour and wins big on Winning Streak
CORRECTION: Kathleen is from Horseleap, not Moate, as originally stated
A delivery driver from Westmeath, now living in Offaly won €62,000 on Winning Streak last Saturday (October 12) when she appeared on the National Lottery game show.
Kathleen Clavin from Horseleap, now living in Tullamore, had already won an impressive €50,000 in cash from the first game in the show.
She went on to win a further €12,000, meaning that she took home the most money from the a TV game show on RTÉ One this week.
Last Saturday evening Kathleen found out she was going to be on this week’s show while at work in her car, where she does deliveries for as local Chinese takeaway.
The call came through from her mother, but Kathleen thought it was a practical joke.
When she hung up she saw a few missed calls on her phone from other people who were also congratulating her.
The penny dropped for Kathleen that this was no elaborate joke!
Kathleen delivers for the Village Chinese takeaway on Church Street in Tullamore.
She has lived in Tullamore for eight years.
Kathleen has been overwhelmed with the good wishes from all her friends and neighbours.
There was a good mix supporters to cheer her on last Saturday including her mother, Betty, her brother, Michael, and her sister, Eileeen, and her niece, Shannon.
With any winnings from the show Kathleen would like to go on holiday and get some sun on her face as the cold sets in and cites Lanzarote as her desired holiday location.