One lucky Lotto punter picked out the winning numbers in Saturday's €4.4m jackpot draw.

The golden ticket was bought in the north west of the country.

The National Lottery has revealed that the winning ticket was sold in Lifford, Co Donegal.

The numbers drawn were 1, 2, 7, 33, 34, 40 and the bonus number was 6.

There were no winners of the Lotto Plus 1 and Plus 2 prizes.

A spokesperson for the National Lottery said tonight's win is a "fantastic way to start the new year" for the winner.

The spokesperson has appealed to ticket holders in the north west of the country to check their numbers.