Two beauty queens were crowned in Banbridge as the fourth heat of the Therapie Miss Northern Ireland contest came to The Coach, Banbridge.
Danielle Callaghan from Belfast was named Miss Coach and Dione Hull from Lisburn was chosen as Miss Banbridge.
Both girls will now go forward to the grand final in Belfast’s Europa Hotel in May and stand a chance of winning the coveted title of the, ‘Therapie Miss Northern Ireland 2016.’
Girls from across the country competed for their place at the Therapie Miss Northern Ireland final in front of an astute judging panel which included MD at ACA Models, Alison Clarke, current Miss Northern Ireland, Leanne McDowell, representative of Therapie Clinic, Kate McNerney, representative of Magners Light, Rod McCory and Paul McConville, representative of The Coach.
Competition organiser Alison Clarke said: “It was great to be back at The Coach again this year, and what a brilliant night had by all. Banbridge never disappoints with the calibre of girls who enter, once again it was a fabulous night and a huge congratulations to the winning girls and a big thank you to all who came along.”
Guest Judge Kate McNerney, representative of Therapie Clinic and this year’s title sponsor said: “What a fantastic night at The Coach.
“I have been told this heat has always been a strong one and it certainly didn’t disappoint.
“The atmosphere was brilliant and all the girls looked amazing. Congratulations to Danielle Callaghan and Dione Hull, and a big thank you for all who made the night so special.”
Last year’s winner, Leanne McDowell added: “Congratulations to both Danielle and Dione! My year as Miss Northern Ireland 2015 has been a dream come true. I cannot thank event organiser Alison Clarke and ACA Models enough for giving me this life changing opportunity.
“I would also like to thank all of my amazing sponsors for everything that they have generously provided for me this year. It was certainly has been a busy year.
“I am so excited to get to know all of the girls as they embark on their Miss Northern Ireland journey and I would like to wish them the very best of luck!”
The competition is still open to entrants with heats taking place across the country the next heat is at the Devenish Lounge, Enniskillen on Tuesday 22nd March. For further details of all locations and dates please visit; http://www.missnorthernireland.co.uk.