Queen for a Year: Miss Ireland Aoife Walsh
We talk to Aoife Walsh and Four Former Miss Ireland's in this week's Sunday Independent
They may still wear a sparkly crown, but modern-day beauty queens are a far cry from the clichés of big hair, back-stabbing and bland desires for world peace.
With this year’s Miss Ireland pageant imminent, Emily Hourican spoke to the last five winners of Miss Ireland to find out what it means to be a beauty queen in 21st-Century Ireland, and discovered that the true story of being a pageant winner is in the career opportunities, the boost to self-confidence, the strengths discovered, and the great friendships made.
To read pick up our exclusive interview in this week's LIFE Magazine with the Sunday Independent. Or avail of a one week free trial of the digital edition of the paper here.