FORMER Miss World Rosanna Davison will get married next year, following a marriage proposal while holidaying with her boyfriend Wesley Quirke on Sunday.
Wes asked Rosanna's dad Chris de Burgh for his blessing a few days before he popped the question.
Enniskerry girl Rosie tweeted the news from Mauritius where she and Wes are with the Davison family on holiday.
She and Wesley were walking on the beach when he went down on bended knee. 'I was so shocked but happy that we were able to celebrate with my whole family.'
He presented her with a diamond engagement ring, estimated to be valued at €40,000, from Voltaire Diamonds on St. Stephen's Green. Wes designed the ring himself and the jewellers made it.
'Wes asked dad a few days ago but I had no idea, they were able to keep it a secret. I'm so happy and excited about the future. I couldn't imagine a better start to 2013,' Davison said.
'Wes and I went for a walk on the beach when he suddenly got down on one knee and proposed,' she revealed.
According to Seamus Fahy of Voltaire Diamonds the groom to be 'designed the ring and we made it for him. It's a cushion cut diamond engagement ring with diamond-set shoulders. He was in just before Christmas to pick it up'.