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Sarah Jane in Miss Ireland final

Sarah Jane Dunne, a daughter of the famous late Pecker Dunne from Killimer, has qualified for the Miss Ireland finals, which will take place on Saturday, July 19. She is the first member of the Travelling community to be selected as a finalist for Miss Ireland, a competition, which has a 67-year history. Speaking about her qualification for the finals, the 24-year-old said it came about after she entered a radio competition. “I was in a competition that Ryan Tubridy had on 2FM, Miss Personality, basically nobody knew what we looked like when we entered that competition. We just filled out application forms with all our details and then they picked eight finalists, who they thought were interesting. It went on for two days; we went on the radio, we were interviewed, there was a public vote online and the public decided who they wanted to be Miss Personality. “After that, I was asked to go forward for the semi-finals …

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Killimer girl Dunne good in Trinity contest

TWENTY-four-year-old Killimer stunner Sarah Dunne has won the Miss Trinity College 2014 contest. Sarah, who is a daughter of the late Pecker Dunne, is studying for a higher diploma in education at the venerable Dublin institution. Speaking about the competition, she said, “It’s something that runs every year. I just sent in my pictures to the organisers and normally they’d have heats to get into the Ms University but they didn’t have it this year. “Instead, the judges chose the winners from the applications they received, with people’s details and pictures. I think they went through everyone’s Facebook as well, to see what they were like and to see some other pictures. “Then they emailed me and told me I had been selected. Now I’ll be going on to the Ms University competition at the start of April. Whoever gets that, goes on to Ms Ireland.” This isn’t the first success Sarah has had in this type of contest.  “I’ve …

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