Woman who joined Forward Emphasis Lotto syndicate this week is dubbed their “Lucky 13th”

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Colleagues of a young Donegal woman have dubbed her their 'lucky 13' after a big lotto win this week.

21 year old Maria Doherty started a new call centre job at Forward Emphasis in Malin on Monday, and joined the office lottery syndicate on Wednesday.

That night their numbers came up, along with a jackpot worth nearly 5 million euro.

Maria was the thirteenth person to join the group, and each person's taking home 374 thousand euro.

She says she can't believe her luck............