Sunday World Miss Northern Ireland is Emma Carswell

NewsBy Jamie McDowell
Miss Northern Ireland 2016 Emma Carswell
Miss Northern Ireland 2016 Emma Carswell

Miss Devenish, Emma Carswell, is now Miss Northern Ireland.

A star-studded audience, including entrepreneur Alison Clarke, Ryder Cup Captain Darren Clarke and Miss World Mireia Lalaguna Royo were in attendance at the 30th anniversary party of the Miss Northern Ireland awards. 

But it was Miss Devenish who stole the show - stunning Emma Carswell.

The keen cyclist, 20, won the illustrious title with classic grace.

Emma told the Sunday World: "I love doing things that are outside my comfort zone.

"I never had the confidence to put myself forward before."

The psychology student, who has worked with the Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention charity, added: "It put things in perspective when you see what happens in other people's lives."