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Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with the Irish Lotto

St Patrick’s day is happening today, the 17th of March! How are you going to celebrate?

St. Patrick’s Day is the one day a year when people worldwide celebrate Irish culture and heritage. However, since Thursday is a working day for the majority of the Australian and New Zealand population, we have a way you can celebrate and go into the draw to win a minimum of AUD$3 million each twice-weekly draw.

Irish Lotto is drawn twice a week, and there’s something about St Patrick’s Day that just makes entering this draw seem right. Who doesn’t want to celebrate St. Patricks Day with a major lottery win?!

If you haven’t got your hands on a ticket yet, playing is this easy:

How to Play Irish Lotto

Pick just six numbers from 1-47, and if your numbers match those drawn, you can win a minimum of over AUD$3 Million from Irish Lotto! It’s that simple!

Draws are held every Thursday and Sunday (AEST), and when you purchase an entry in our Irish Lotto draw, we will purchase a matching ticket in the Lotto draw conducted in Ireland. For more info, check out a summary of the Lottery Operator’s rules.

Simplicity and reasonable odds make this a great lotto to play, and everyone knows the luck of the Irish can strike anywhere, anytime. You can also view recent draw results and numbers by clicking here.

Friends celebrating St Patrick's day

History of Ireland’s ‘Lotto’

The Ireland’s National Lottery’s Lotto was started in Ireland in 1988 by An Post to provide an exciting game that would change lives and raise money for good causes. In 2014, Premier Lotteries Ireland took over operations after being granted a 20-year licence by the Irish Government.

In January 2022 the largest ever Irish lotto jackpot was won, with 1 lucky person taking home over AUD$30 Million.

In 2008, sixteen quarry workers joined a syndicate that would change their lives forever, winning over AUD$28 Million between them. Can you imagine how they must have felt?!

As with most lotteries, the Irish lotto makes millionaires out of ordinary people and contributes to charity, raising on average over AUD$7 Million a week for good causes. This lottery continues to delight players with its simplicity, favourable odds, and twice-weekly jackpots.

With all of that in mind, start picking your lucky numbers, grasp that ‘luck of the Irish’ mentality, and play in the drawer to join the millionaires club this St Patrick’s Day!

P.S. If you’re not a member of The Lottery Office yet, joining is as easy as the below 3 steps.


Click on the “sign up” icon at the top of our home page. You can sign up quickly using your Gmail or Facebook account. You’ll be asked to input a few details and agree to our terms and conditions.


Now you’re ready to play! Visit our website and select the lottery and numbers you’d like to play. You can decide to choose a quick play, and the numbers will be selected for you randomly.


Complete the transaction and pay securely. You can pay using a debit or credit card, Bpay, Pay ID and Paysafecard. For your safety, our website is secured by 256-bit encryption technology.

Note: To sign up for an account with The Lottery Office, you must be over 18 years and be an Australian or New Zealand resident.

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