August 17th, 2017

Gallery: Beauties with brains to burn get ready for Miss University 2015


The winner of this year's Miss University is sure to follow in the footsteps of former winners like Holly Carpenter and Nicola Hughes.

The contestants have brains and ambition on their side as well as beauty and aesthetic appeal.

Hannah Quirke (19) of DIT Cathal Brugha Street wants to focus her efforts of drug development for Alzheimer’s.

Rebecca Hanley (20), of NUI Maynooth is studying early childcare, is planning to further her studies into diagnosing developmental disorders.

Then there are those who want to serve the community – Hannah Kearns (21) from DIT Aungier Street hopes to apply for An Garda Siochana as soon as openings become available, while Miss Trinity Roise Ni Mhaonaigh (18) is a Junior Editor at Trinity’s prestigious Law Gazette.

Judges on the night will include  Assets owner Courtney O’Hara, Social & Personal magazine’s Richard Kavanagh, Emily MacKeogh of Crystals & Co as well as last year’s Miss University winner Elaine Galvin.