Ger’s ‘Happy as Larry’ after €65,000 Winning Streak



A caretaker from Co. Roscommon went on a winning streak of his own, winning a mammoth €65,000 on the National Lottery Winning Streak game show on RTÉ One last Saturday.

  Ger Cummins, a caretaker from Curraghboy in Co. Roscommon, scooped a mammoth €65,000 on the show.

  There was plenty of excitement in Curraghboy ahead of last weekend’s show and particularly in Ger’s house where his wife Bridget and son Larry (8) were buzzing all week. Ger says that he is certainly “as happy as Larry” with his winnings! Larry is named after Ger’s uncle (Larry Cummins) who was a member of the famous 1943/44 All-Ireland winning Roscommon football team.

  Ger and Bridget have been married for more than a decade and are together 16 years. He is well-known in the area as he is a caretaker for a few community buildings including the local church and community centre. In his spare time Ger is all about GAA, supporting his local side St. Brigid’s wherever they play. He is also a Roscommon GAA fan and occasionally does a spot of stewarding at county and club matches.

  With his winnings, Ger says that top of the list is some Lego for Larry and a new kitchen for the house. He says a trip to Legoland in London may also be on the cards!