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Thalia is signed by Naomi's agency


 Thalia Heffernan. Photo: Collins

Thalia Heffernan. Photo: Collins

Thalia Heffernan. Photo: Collins

THE ink had barely dried on model Thalia Heffernan's final Leaving Cert Exam booklet before she was back at work.

And the 19-year-old model is continuing to work like a trojan.

Thalia left Irish shores several weeks ago and has already been signed with elite UK modelling agency Premiere Model Management.

Premiere is behind the high-flying careers of supermodels such as Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, Claudia Schiffer, Linda Evangelista and Cindy Crawford.

Thalia has been darting to castings and photocalls and shows no sign of slowing down. "She's only been over for a few weeks but she's doing exceptionally well," an industry insider told The Diary.



"She has a very striking look and is very high fashion. Thalia is very ambitious and wants to make the most of her career so she's looking further afield."

Meanwhile, Vogue McFadden is working closer to home. While hubby Brian may be London based – apparently the city fuels his creativity – Vogue has just signed with Andrea Roche. "She lives in the UK but when she's back in town, Andrea will handle her," a source said.

It could be a busy few months for Vogue. Both her and Brian are tipped to star in new ITV show Stepping Out, a rival to BBC's Strictly Come Dancing.