The winning ticket.
A young Dungiven man has won £1m after buying a lottery scratchcard in the town at the weekend.
It is understood that the winning ticket was bought in the Eurospar store in Dungiven on Saturday afternoon.
The young man, who is in his 20s, bought a £5 lottery scratchcard and was stunned when it turned out to be a winning ticket.
A local source said the young winner was a 'great fella' who deserved the success.
It is the latest in a long line of winning tickets which have been sold in Dungiven shops.
The now-closed McCloskey's Newsagents on Main Street sold tickets worth almost £500,000 in 2006 and £1.4m in 2010.
If you have a story or want to send a photo or video to us please contact the Derry Now editorial team on 028 7129 6600 for Derry City stories Or 028 7774 3970 for County Derry stories. Or you can email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org at any time.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from Derrynow.com
Buy the e-paper of the Derry News and the County Derry Post here for instant access to Derry's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Derry with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.