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10 Beautiful Irish models we can’t get enough of on Instagram


In a country as small as Ireland, it doesn't take long for us to get used to seeing the same models in magazines and on TV every day. Here are some of the lesser known models that you would do well to take note of.

1. Grace O’Mahony



This beautiful blond is a house model for Folkster and regularly appears on TV3’s Xpose. (First Options)

Follow @GraceFOMahony

2. Jo Archbold

You might remember we tipped doll-faced Jo as 'one to watch' last year. (Assets)


(Photo by Aaron J Hurley)

Follow @Yo_Im_Jo 

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3. Mary Kate Lanigan

Kilkenny native Mary Kate first caught our attention as one of the original models for Shutterbug Vintage/Folkster. The brunette was selected to appear in a Jeffrey Campbell lookbook while on a j1 in New York. She now juggles modelling jobs and working at Form School, the pilates studio ran by Gordon D'Arcy and Aoife Cogan. (First Options)



Follow @MaryKateLanigan

4. Louise Byrne

Though Louise is relatively new to the modelling game, she has already landed coveted gigs. The DCU student is regularly seen in Brown Thomas campaigns, and was picked as one of the featured models when makeup legend Charlotte Tilbury came to Dublin last year. (Morgan The Agency)



Follow @LouiseV1

5. Kelly Horrigan

With cheekbones to die for, it's no surprise that fashion buying student and model Kelly was enlisted to work for Boohoo.com. She has also appeared in numerous Irish magazines and campaigns. (Morgan The Agency)



Follow @Kelly_Horrigan

6. Abby Harris

Still only in her teens, Abby has been making waves both at home and abroad. The 18-year-old is just back from Italy where she landed four jobs in one week. Her agent, model boss Anne Morgan, has said 2015 is bound to be her year. (Distinct)



Follow @AbbyHarris

7. Louise O'Reilly

Not only is Louise a trail blazing model, the curvaceous beauty is also a well regarded and respected blogger specialising in plus size fashion and promoting a positive body image. The Dubliner is signed to major agencies all over the world and has a string of blog awards under her belt. (Morgan The Agency)



8. Caoimhe O’Dwyer

The future looks bright for Caoimhe, a Meath native who stands at a statuesque 5'11". (Distinct)



Follow @CaoimheODwer

9. Joanne Northey

Model and artist Joanne is in possession of one of the most graceful figures in the industry. Judging by her Instagram, she has just shot with world renowned photographer Tony Kelly (GQ, Playboy, etc) so watch this space... (First Options)



Follow @JBubble

10. January Russell

Porcelain skinned with flaming red tresses, classic beauty January has landed gigs with agencies in Spain and Istanbul, and has built up a prolific body of work in Ireland.



Follow @JanuaryWinters



Compiled by @freyadro

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