Holly Carpenter has axed plans for a move to London to further her career, deciding to stay at home in Dublin instead.
The former Miss Ireland previously decided to move to the UK with best friend Jayne Higgins, after splitting with rugby star Cian Healy.
Holly, 23, even signed up with two agencies in the city but now she’s decided to move back in with her parents.
Homebody: Holly has decided to stay in Dublin from now on
However, the Raheny beauty has since decided to be based in Ireland full time.
“At the moment I’m just going to focus on Ireland. I loved it over in London, I just wanted a it of a challenge for myself,” she said.
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“They want you so pared back in London, so I’ve hardly been wearing any make-up over there and got rid of my hair extensions,” she said.
“It’s a completely different scene and you have to change to what they want and adapt quickly.”