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Model Thalia's photo used in 'Tinder' dating fake

THIS is one agency that model-of-the-moment Thalia Heffernan won't be joining.

The Dublin beauty was horrified to discover that her profile had appeared on popular dating app Tinder.

But her boyfriend need not worry, the profile was set up by a mystery person, using the model's photo in order to entice interested boys.

The 19-year-old model's image appeared on the dating site under the guise of a 20-year-old Cork person, named 'Sophie'.

The photo shows teen sensation Thalia smiling in a navy backless gown, which she teamed with a white corsage as she prepared to attend a ball.


It is accompanied with a message which reads, "living somewhere on college road ... come find me boys".

Thalia was alerted to the profile by another user of Tinder and confirmed that the photo is her own.

The Ranelagh teen has since moved to have the profile taken down.

While her profile was inundated with 'likes' from interested parties, looking for dates in Cork is the last thing on Thalia's mind.

The model is smitten with her boyfriend Anthony Slein, who is currently studying in Dublin, and she has said she has no intention of leaving him behind to move abroad just yet.

Thalia was snapped up by top agency Storm in New York last November.


But the self confessed "home bird" said that she is happy to keep Dublin as her base for now and will continue to travel abroad for jobs.