Someone in Ireland has won €2.8m in tonight's Lotto

Ireland has a new millionaire after one lucky punter scooped tonight's Lotto jackpot worth over 2.8 million.

In total over 70,000 players won prizes in tonight's draw with one lucky person bagging a huge cash windfall of 2,824,437.

The winning numbers of the Lotto jackpot were3 8 21 34 37 47and the bonus number was16.

There was no winners for Lotto plus 1 and Lotto plus 2 jackpots.

The numbers drawn in the Lotto plus 1 were 15 27 28 45 47and the bonus number was42.

While in the Lotto plus 2, the numbers drawn were 2 4 5 16 24 37with a bonus number11.

There were 68 winners of the Raffle Prize each with each person set to receive a cool 500.

The winning raffle number was 6684.

The National Lottery have yet to reveal where tonight's winning ticket was sold.