Here are all the girls hoping to win the crown at Miss Ireland 2016.
35 finalists have been chosen to compete on the Miss Ireland stage on September 23rd.
The stunning ladies lined out for the official launch of the contest – and of course we’ve picked our favourite already.
Biased: Colleen O’Reilly aka Miss Goss.ie | BRIAN MCEVOY
Colleen O’Reilly beat dozens of girls to be crowned Miss Goss.ie last month – and we’re putting all our money on the lovely brunette.
The glitzy launch party took part in Dublin hotspot Lillie’s Bordello – where the contestants were revealed.
Looking very glamorous in cocktail dresses, the girls posed outside the venue before showing off their sashes.
Beauty queens: The Miss Ireland final is in September | BRIAN MCEVOY
Stunners: 35 contestants are vying for the crown | BRIAN MCEVOY
Strike a pose: Bex Payden ,Colleen O Reilly and Lauren Guilfoyle | BRIAN MCEVOY
Finalists: Aoife McGeane ,Niamh Kennedy,Niamh Boyle and Anne Marie Blake | BRIAN MCEVOY
This year Miss Ireland is sponsored by Bellamianta Luxury Tan, with make-up partner is Vanity X Make-Up and So Amazing Fashions evening wear will also be partnering with the event.
Celebrity stylist Ceira Lambert has also come board this year as the official hair partner.
The winner of this year’s Miss Ireland will represent Ireland at the Miss World final in Washington DC this November.
The winner of Miss Ireland 2016 will receive a lucrative modeling contract and a host of prizes including a professional photo shoot, Gold Fever Hair Extensions from Ciera Lambert Hair Salon, PT training sessions with Dan Ryan from Titan Fit and beauty products from official partners, Bellamianta Tan, Vanity X Make-Up, and gowns from So Amazing Fashions.