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THE TIME it takes Chris Tarrant to ask a question, Irene McColm
discovered she was a millionaire on Saturday night.
A former fish farm worker, Irene then phoned the five other
members of the syndicate she heads - and they thought she
Thanks to the Lucky Dip ticket she bought at W. H. Smith in
Stranraer, the six, who all worked at Pinneys at Finnarts
Bay, shared £6.6 million.
It was while a contestant on Who Wants to be a Millionaire
ended up with £4000 that Irene (53), who lives in Orchard
Road, Stranraer, checked the numbers.
leaping round the living room at her home, she rang her daughter
Wendy to tell her of the win - then checked and rechecked
the numbers on the winning ticket, 12,23,28,34,36 and 40.
it was on to other syndicate members, Moira Mann (60), Betsy
Love (49), Tommy McCutcheon (31), Susan Kennedy (29) and Stephen
Muir (24) to pass on the incredible news..