Private Members Draw

Join our Private Members Draw and support our mission to cure, support and empower the quarter of a million people affected by blindness and vision impairment in Ireland.

Your generosity will help fund vital vision research, and you could be in with a chance to win a new car and lots of other great prizes.

Frank is pictured here receiving the keys to a brand new Dacia Sandero from Lawrence Harrigan from Highland Motors.
May 2022 winner Frank McSweeney. Frank is pictured here receiving the keys to a brand new Dacia Sandero from Lawrence Harrigan from Highland Motors.

Membership is €120 for twelve months, or €10 monthly (direct debit).

Each draw is held on the second Wednesday of the following month.

For example, the February draw is held on the second Wednesday in March.

Membership is not based on a calendar year, when you sign up you are included in the draw for the following 12 months.

For full terms and conditions please click here.

Great prizes every month!

January – 6 x €500 Cash Prizes

February – 6 x €500 Cash Prizes

March – 15 x €200 Cash Prizes

April – 15 x €200 Cash Prizes

May – Star Prize Car

June – 3 x €1,000 Travel Vouchers

July – 15 x €200 Cash Prizes

August – 6 x €500 Cash Prizes

September – 3 x €1,000 Travel Vouchers

October –15 x €200 Cash Prizes

NovemberStar Prize Car

December – 15 x €200 Cash Prizes

For further information please contact us at 01 678 9004.

How to sign up

Order a ticket from us by contacting Kathryn on 01 678 9004 or

Return your ticket completed by post to:

Fighting Blindness, 3rd Floor, 7 Ely Place, Dublin 2.

If you are joining our Private Members Draw online please choose ‘Other Amount’ and enter €120 for 12 months of membership for the draw. 

Please enter your draw reference number in the ‘Reason for Donation’ section of the payment form. This number will be on the brochure you received in the post.

Recent winners

June 2024 – 3 x €1000 Travel Vouchers

Ethel Fingleton, Dublin

James Brady, Longford

Marie Whelan, Donegal

May 2024 – Star Prize Car

Michael Smith, Dublin

April 2024 – 15 x €200 Cash Prizes 

Francis O’Hora, Mayo

Ken Murphy, Waterford

Michael O’Connor, Kerry

William Mahony, Dublin

Carmel Halpin, Meath

Sean Kilkenny, Cavan

Marie Downey, Roscommon

Joan Crowley, Cork

Derek Tierney, Kildare

Maureen Kinsella, Limerick

Margaret Fogarty, Cork

Noreen Lemass, Cork

Mamie Cunningham, Westmeath

Patrick McCarthy, Kerry

Paul Quinn, Monaghan

March 2024 – 15 x €200 Cash Prizes

Philip Brack, Dublin

Avril Russell, Waterford

Anthony Phipps, Kildare

Eamonn Ellis, Carlow

Mary Boyle, Donegal

Mary P. Rice, Carlow

Liam Hogan, Clare

Caroline Clear, Wicklow

Therese Lawlor, Kildare

Roisin Stafford, Meath

Helen Scanlon, Carlow

Deirdre Conway, Mayo

Mary Herrity, Donegal

Aishling Boylan, Monaghan

Teresa Tormey, Meath

February 2024– 6 x €500 Cash Prizes

Maureen Robinson, Kildare

Margaret C Begley, Limerick

Sheila Gallagher, Meath

Raymond & Carmel Crowley, Cork

Jim Donegan, Cork

Matt & Teresa Whelton, Cork

January 2024– 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Brid Harnett, Clare

Robert Cuddy, Dublin

December 2023 – 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Joseph Boland, Sligo

Thomas & Mary Prendergast, Tipperary

November 2023 – 10 x €200 Cash Prizes

Pamela Gallagher, Co Meath

Diane Smyth, Co Meath

Teresa O’Leary, Co Dublin

Ann Dunne, Co Kildare

John O’Connor, Co Kerry

Bertie Heneghan, Co Mayo

Evelyn McGrath, Co Wexford

Mary Hamilton, Co Monaghan

Noeleen Stenson, Co Meath

Michael Caffrey, Co Meath

October 2023 – Star Prize Dacia Sandero

Cathy Lavelle, Galway

September 2023 – 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Clare O’Hagan, Louth

Nicola Toler Aylward, Kilkenny

August 2023 – 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Phyllis Cassidy, Dublin

Mary Ann Ryan, Clare

July 2023 – 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Alan Power, Dublin

Sean Healy, Cork

June 2023 – 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Kathleen Brophy, Co Kilkenny

Frances Cotter, Co Cork

May 2023 – Star Prize Dacia Sandero

Helen Scanlon, Carlow

April 2023 – 10 x €200 Shopping Vouchers 

Philomena Donohoe, Meath

George Hunter, Westmeath

Mary Gayson, Kildare

Helen O’Riordan, Cork

Mary Greenan, Cavan

Marian Mullin, Meath

Sue Feeney, Carlow

Bernadette Lynn, Mayo

Teresa McCarthy, Cork

Michael Canning, Donegal

March 2023 – 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Tommy Cushen, Dublin

Margaret Cunningham, Donegal

February 2023 – 2 x €1000 Shopping Vouchers

James McMurty, Cork

Kathleen Teehan, Tipperary

January 2023 – 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Joan Deering, Meath

Donal Cronin, Cork

December 2022 – 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Patrick Sheehan, Co Cork

Margaret O’Neill, Dublin

November 2022 – 10 x €200 Shopping Vouchers 

John O’Donnell, Wicklow

Margaret Nolan, Carlow

Padraig Duffy, Offaly

T.J Doyle, Wexford

Michelle Dayman, Dublin

Brian McMonagle, Donegal

Sheelagh Kinirons, Limerick

Ann Diskin, Galway

Christina Walsh, Cork

Breda Brophy, Wicklow

October 2022 – Star Prize Dacia Sandero

Michael McMorrow, Dublin

September 2022 – 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Ethna Cantillon, Clare

Denise Simpson, Leitrim

August 2022 – 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Sean Tierney, Monaghan

Elaine Sloan, Dublin

July 2022 – 2 x €1000 Shopping Vouchers

Catherine Kavanagh, Wexford

Jacinta Kelly, Tipperary

June 2022 – 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Brian Leech, Dublin

Eithne Bennett, Dublin

May 2022 – Star Prize Dacia Sandero

Frank Sweeney, Donegal

Frank is pictured here receiving the keys to a brand new Dacia Sandero from Lawrence Harrigan from Highland Motors.
Frank is pictured here receiving the keys to a brand new Dacia Sandero from Lawrence Harrigan from Highland Motors.

April 2022 – 10 x €200 Shopping Vouchers

Muriel O’Brien, Wexford

Ann Martindale, Dublin

Sean O’Riordan, Cork

William Halpin, Limerick

Finola Murphy, Galway

Noeline Brennan, Tipperary

Bill Burke, Dublin

Jerry Mannix, Cork

Hazel Costello, Dublin

Patrick Cronin, Clare

March 2022 – 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Brian Kennedy, Meath
Marie McDermott, Dublin

February 2022 – 2 x €1000 Shopping Vouchers

Elizabeth Feehan, Cork
Pauline Battelle, Dublin

January 2022 – 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Mary Duggan, Clare
Eileen McCarron, Donegal

December 2021 – 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Justin Irwin, Tipperary
Margaret Heerey, Cavan

November 2021 – 10 x €200 Shopping Vouchers

James P. MCabe, Cork
Marie Mooney, Monaghan
Daniel Costello, Dublin
Patrick & Mary Dineen, Cork
Karen Brookes, Westmeath
Patrick Hale, Waterford
Joan Bowles, Cavan
Elaine Clarke, Donegal
Hugh McManus, Cork
Margaret Mulhare, Laois

October 2021 – Star Prize Dacia Sandero

Joan O’Donoghue, Kerry

September 2021 – 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Anita McLoughlin, Westmeath
Marie Curry, Carlow

August 2021 – 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Michelle Casey, Cork
Mary Phelan, Kilkenny

July 2021 – 2 x €1000 Shopping Vouchers

Matthew Commins, Galway
Anthony Hennelly, Mayo

June 2021 – 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Catherine Heraty, Offaly
Neville Hohn, Wicklow

May 2021 – Star Prize Dacia Sandero

Marie McGahon, Louth

April 2021 – 10 x €200 Shopping Vouchers

Barbara O’Meara, Offaly
John Byrne, Kildare
Mary Byrne, Waterford
A Lester, Mayo
John Rutledge, Dublin
Teresa Quinn, Louth
Mary Connor, Roscommon
Bridetta Brannigan, Kilkenny
Tom O’Neill, Carlow
Ivor Kingston, Cork

March 2021 – 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Angela Nicholls, Cork
Noreen Sexton, Cork

February 2021 – 2 x €1000 Shopping Vouchers

Anna Marie Rowland, Offaly
Sean Kane, Meath

January 2021 – 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Jenny Cowboy, Galway
Brian Ramsbottom, Laois

December 2020 – 2 x €1000 Cash Prizes

Christo Shankey, Meath
Roger Cowan, Monaghan

November 2020 – 10 x €200 Shopping Vouchers

Liam Bland, Cork
Miriam Connolly, Meath
Monina Mooney, Wicklow
Eileen Cunningham, Kildare
May Campion, Dublin
Myra O’Reilly, Cork
Mary McGahon, Monaghan
Patrick O’Connell, Kildare
Margaret Lynch, Meath
Mary Keane, Galway

October 2020 – Star Prize Dacia Sandero

Geraldine Eaton, Kildare

September 2020 –  2 x €1000 Cash Prize

Lilly McEnroe, Meath
John Dempsey, Wexford

August 2020 –  2 x €1000 Cash Prize

Kathleen Dullea, Cork
May Cleary, Kildare

July 2020 –  2 x €1000 Shopping Vouchers

Maureen Higgins, Roscommon
Mary Kavanagh, Carlow

June 2020 –  2 x €1000 Travel Vouchers

Helen O’Keeffe, Cork
Eileen Burchill, Cork

May 2020 – Star Prize Dacia Sandero

Jenny Tarrant, Kerry

April 2020 – 10 x €200 Shopping Vouchers

Clare Darcy, Cork
Bill Steele, Cork
Carol Shine, Cork
Valerie McCormack, Wicklow
John & Marie Ledwith, Cavan
Anne Farrell, Laois
Kathleen Foley, Offaly
Kay Doyle, Wicklow
Anna Reynolds, Cavan
Anne Doherty, Donegal

March 2020 – 2 x €1000 Travel Vouchers

Liam O’Neill, Tipperary
Terence O’Byrne, Wexford

February 2020 – 2 x €1000 Shopping Vouchers

Kitty Carroll, Cork
Thomas McCarthy, Galway

January 2020 – 2 x €1000 Travel Vouchers

Edward Owens, Monaghan
Bridie Herraghty, Donegal

December 2019 – 2 x €1000 Travel Vouchers

James Riordan,  Kerry
Pat Carroll, Limerick

November 2019 – 10 x €200 Shopping Vouchers

Julie O’Sullivan, Kerry
Margurite O’Keeffe, Cork
Eleanor Douglas, Wicklow
Nuala McAleer, Cavan
Katherine O’Donoghue, Cork
Bernadette Brennan, Dublin
Ronald Miller, Kerry
Noel Kennedy, Waterford
Rev Seamus McEvoy, Offaly
Peter Hallahan, Dublin

October 2019 – Star Prize Dacia Sandero

Mary Dooley, Laois

September 2019 – €1000 Travel Voucher

Jean Deevy, Waterford
Patrick Fitzpatrick, Louth

August 2019 – €1000 Cash Prize

Bernadette Beattie, Mayo
Paul & Carmel Kelly, Wicklow

July 2019 – €1000 Shopping Voucher
Rosaleen Rye, Cork
David Power, Waterford

June 2019 – €1000 Travel Voucher

Martin Lynch, Cork
Mary Nolan, Carlow

May 2019 – Star Prize Dacia Sandero

Nuala Benson, Galway

April 2019 – 10 x €200 Shopping Vouchers

Eamonn Turner, Dublin
Mary O’Connor, Kerry
Carol Cahill, Westmeath
James Murphy, Kerry
Agnes Eiffe, Meath
Denis McCarthy, Cork
Marie O’Dea, Clare
Diarmuaid Kenneally, Cork
Julie O’Brien, Wexford
Martina O’Reilly, Meath

March 2019 – €1000 Travel Voucher

Stephen Tomkins, Wicklow
Mortimer Hanley, Limerick

February 2019 – €1000 One4All Vouchers

Mick Brennan, Dublin
Frances Tobin, Waterford

January 2019 – €1000 Travel Vouchers

Mary O’Dwyer, Kilkenny
Patricia Campbell, Louth

December 2018 – 2 x €1000 Travel Vouchers

Patrick O’Shea, Kerry
Catherine Bulman, Dublin

November 2018 – 10 x €200 Shopping Vouchers

Phyllis O’Donnell, Limerick
Elizabeth Rogers, Westmeath
James McNally, Mayo
Kathleen Murphy Ryan, Kilkenny
Eileen Malone, Tipperary
Mary Shiel, Laois
Mary Power, Wexford
Mary Fortune, Wexford
Mary O’Brien, Westmeath
James Whelan, Tipperary

October 2018 – Star Prize Dacia Sandero

Joan Allen, Waterford

September 2018 – €1000 travel voucher

Tony Donohoe, Kildare
William Mahony, Dublin

August 2018 – €1000 cash prize

Angela Murphy, Dublin
Seamus O’Toole, Wexford

July 2018 – €1000 one4all vouchers

Joseph Connolly, Cork
Ambrose Brady, Cavan

June 2018 – €1000 one4all vouchers

John Conlan, Offaly
Patricia O’Toole, Wicklow

May 2018- star prize- winner of the car!

Mr & Mrs McKenna, Meath

April 2018 – €200 one4all vouchers

Margaret Roche, New Ross, Co Wexford
Clare Darcy, Cork
Bedelia Burkley, Limerick
Ann Grennan, Wexford
Eugene Kearns, Carlow
Ena Doyle, Meath
Marian Burke, Dublin
Louise Brogan, Donegal
John O’Gara, Wexford

March 2018 – €1,000 Travel Vouchers

Fr. Anthony Mailey, Donegal. Special thanks to Fr Mailey who donated the proceeds back to Fighting Blindness.
Eileen Kelliher, Cork

February 2018 – €1,000 Prize Vouchers

Henry Trevor Dale, Cork
Joan Gallagher, Longford

January 2018 – €1,000 prize vouchers

Sarah Browne, Donegal
Denis McElhill, Donegal

December 2018 winners, x2 winners of €1,000 Travel Vouchers

Seamus O’Braonain, Dublin
Anne Cecilia, Donegal

November 2017, 10 winners of €200 shopping vouchers

Vera Timmons,  Dublin
Lilly Reynolds, Westmeath
Claire Reilly, Monaghan
Mary Concannon, Galway
David & Geraldine Williams, Kilkenny
Anne Moynihan, Kerry
Christine Quinn, Galway
Marian Egan, Limerick
John & Mary Conroy, Galway
Mary O’Regan, Cork

October 2017, star prize- winner of the car!

Kieran Sherry, Monaghan

September 2017, winners of €1,000 travel vouchers

Niall Caffrey, Wicklow
Patricia O’Donnell, Donegal

August 2017, winners of €1,000 cash

Eileen Rigby, Waterford
Margaret Prendergast, Wexford

July 2017, winners of €1,000 shopping vouchers

Mary O’Regan, Laois
Norman & Frances Douglas, Wicklow

June 2017, winners of €1,000 holiday vouchers

John McCarthy, Dun Laoghaire
Matt Kearney, Monaghan

May – star prize – Winner of the Car!

Francis Bailey

April 2017 – 10 x €200 Shopping Vouchers

Rita & James Nash, Wicklow
Maura Conway, Kerry
Michael Murren, Mayo
Liam Lehane, Cork
Pat Bourke, Dublin
Austin & Teresa Mahon, Leitrim
Hugh & Denise O’Rourke, Carlow
Mary Dillon, Kilkenny
Peggy Mills, Wexford
Robin Gamble, Donegal

March 2017 – 2 x €1,000 travel Vouchers

Noelle Cody, Kilkenny
Rosarie Carey, Carlow

February 2017 – €1,000 shopping voucher

Kathleen O’Regan, Cork
Bernadette Meade, Meath

January 2017 – €1,000 prize vouchers

Bridget Sheehan, Limerick
Sinead Foley, Cork

December 2016 – €1,000 Travel Voucher winners

Josephine McQuaid, Louth
Mary Adams, Meath

November 2016 – €200 one4all vouchers

Robert Fitzsimons, Kildare
John O’Keeffe, Limerick
Frances O’Grady, Mayo
Theresa Noons, Kildare
Robert Bliekendaal, Kildare
Ben Daly, Sligo
Mary Savage, Meath
Ellie Robinson, Laois
Olive Foster, Limerick

October 2016 – Dacia Sandero Car

Michelle O’Donnell, Dublin

September 2016 – €1,000 shopping voucher

Billy Boyle, Donegal
Kevin Reaney, Mayo

August 2016 – €1,000 travel vouchers

Mary Walsh, Cork
Winnie Duffy, Louth

July 2016 – €1,000 cash prize

Mary Gallagher, Donegal
Veronica Morrison, Dublin

June 2016 – €1,000 prize vouchers

Margaret Di Fenza, Waterford
Tony Monaghan, Offaly

May 2016 – Star Prize Car

Veronica Fraser, Waterford

April 2016 – €200 One4All shopping vouchers.

Liam O’Connor, Limerick
Evelyn Egan, Westmeath
Thomas Deegan, Waterford
Timothy Cooper, Kerry
Beverley Penn, Limerick
Nuala McCarthy, Cork
Sheila O’Brien, Cork
Marie Gallagher, Wicklow
Maureen Butterfiled, Offaly
Patrick Whelan, Roscommon

March 2016

Mary Hankard, Cork
Nancy Dunleavy, Sligo

February 2016 – €1,000 DID electrical vouchers

Kathleen O’Regan, Cork
Bernadette Meade, Meath

January 2016 – €1,000 travel vouchers.

William O’Byrne, Wicklow
Second winner – awaiting confirmation

December 2015 – €1,000 travel vouchers.

Jeremiah Walsh, Cork
Frances Loftus, Mayo

November 2015 – €200 One4All Shopping Vouchers

Tom Curtayne, Kerry
Mairead Geraghty, Clare
Patrick Walsh, Kilkenny
Mary Boake, Carlow
Yvonne Conway, Clare
Josie McHugh, Sligo
Geraldine Burns, Leitrim
Eileen Gallogly, Kildare
Bridget Lynch, Kilkenny
Margaret Shelly, Kilkenny

October 2015 – winner of the CAR!

William Carter, Laois

September 2015 – €1,000 travel voucher

Jacqueline Carney, Meath
(2nd winner decided to remain anonymous)

August 2015 – €1,000 cash

Teresa McCarthy, Dublin
Ann McCann, Galway

July 2015 – Two x €1,000 DID electric vouchers

Fiona O’keeffe, Kildare
Kathleen Crotty, Tipperary

June 2015 – Two x €1000 Travel Vouchers

Lillian Scully, Tipperary
Julie Power, Wexford

May 2015 – Star Prize! Dacia Sandero

Phyllis Donnelly, Cork

April 2015 – 10 x €200 One4All Vouchers

Ann Treacy, Monaghan
Gerrard Fogarty, Kildare
Briege Clarke, Louth
Monica Costello, Dublin
John & Mary Douris, Waterford
Christopher & Rita Murray, Louth
Brian & Miriam Doyle, Leitrim
Kathleen O’Driscoll, Cork
James Kelly, Offaly
Martin Kealy, Kilkenny

March 2015 – Two x €1000 Travel Vouchers

James McNally, Mayo
Maureen McCallion, Galway

February 2015 – Two x €1000 DID Electrical voucher

Ann Luby, Kilkenny
Patrick Barret, Donegal

January 2015 – Two x €1000 Travel Vouchers

Martin Meany (Snr), Clare
Mary McCabe, Kildare


Terms and conditions March 2024:

For only €10 a month (payable by direct debit only) or payment of €120 for 12 months, you can take part in our ongoing monthly private members draw.

Membership of the draw is not based on a calendar year. When you sign up you will be included from that date in the draws for the following 12 months.

You can pay by cheque, debit card, credit card, direct debit, bank draft or postal order. (Please do not send cash.)
Each draw is held on the second Wednesday of the following month, i.e. the January draw is held on the second Wednesday in February and so on.

Winners will be notified immediately after each draw. The results are published on

Note that cars illustrated are subject to any variation in design by the manufacturers or equivalent.

Individual prizes may vary but the face value will be maintained. Any dispute or disagreement concerning the draw will be decided in such a manner as the organisers in their sole discretion will decide.

The organisers reserve the right to postpone or cancel the draw at any time. If cancelled, payment for the draws which were cancelled will be refunded in full. Employees of Fighting Blindness and the draw organisers are not eligible to join the draw.

By returning this ticket and participating in the draw you are authorising Fighting Blindness and its agents and management services to process your donation and giving consent which allows us to communicate with you about Fighting Blindness for all matters relating to the private members draw.

If you have been contacted to sign up and would not like to be contacted further, please get in touch via 01 678 9004 or