Beauties flock to Lisburn heat of Miss Northern Ireland contest

Pictured at the Therapie Miss Northern Ireland Heat, The Wallace, Lisburn are the top eight. Picture Marc Marlow
Pictured at the Therapie Miss Northern Ireland Heat, The Wallace, Lisburn are the top eight. Picture Marc Marlow

A bevy of beauties descended upon Lisburn as the fourth local heat of the Therapie Miss Northern Ireland contest came to The Wallace.

Girls from across the country competed for their place at the Miss Northern Ireland finallast Saturday March 7 in front of an astute judging panel which included Joleen Stewart of ACA Models, Victoria Patterson of The Wallace, Robin Elliot, radio personality, former Miss Northern Ireland, Elizabeth Black, ACA model and former Miss Northern Ireland Meagan Green, current Miss Northern Ireland, Rebekah Shirley and Tracy Gilligan, CEO of Therapie Clinic.

Pictured at the Therapie Miss Northern Ireland 2015 heat at The Wallace, Lisburn are (from left to right) Johanna Doherty, Miss Lisburn, Victoria Patterson of The Wallace,  Sophie McCormick, Miss Wallace and current Miss Northern Ireland Rebekah Shirley

Pictured at the Therapie Miss Northern Ireland 2015 heat at The Wallace, Lisburn are (from left to right) Johanna Doherty, Miss Lisburn, Victoria Patterson of The Wallace, Sophie McCormick, Miss Wallace and current Miss Northern Ireland Rebekah Shirley

Sophie McCormick from Belfast was crowned Miss Wallace and Johanna Doherty, also from Belfast was chosen as Miss Lisburn.

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 2015.’

Competition organiser Alison Clarke commented: “The Wallace was a fantastic venue, and what a brilliant night had by all.

Lisburn 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.”

Pictured at the Therapie Miss Northern Ireland 2015 heat at The Wallace, Lisburn are (from left to right) Johanna Doherty, Miss Lisburn, Tracy Gilligan, CEO of Therapie Clinic, Sophie McCormick, Miss Wallace

Pictured at the Therapie Miss Northern Ireland 2015 heat at The Wallace, Lisburn are (from left to right) Johanna Doherty, Miss Lisburn, Tracy Gilligan, CEO of Therapie Clinic, Sophie McCormick, Miss Wallace

Guest judge Tracy Gilligan, CEO of Therapie Clinic, this year’s title sponsor said: “What a fantastic night at The Wallace. 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 beautiful. Congratulations to Sophie McCormick and Johanna Doherty, and a big thank you for all who made the night so special.”

Last year’s winner, Rebekah Shirley added: “Congratulations to Sophie and Johanna. My year as Miss Northern Ireland 2014 has been a dream come true. It is something that I will treasure forever and 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 as Miss Northern Ireland. 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, for further details of heat locations and dates please visit; http://www.missnorthernireland.co.uk or contact Alison Clarke / Joleen Stewart at ACA Models Office on 90 809 809 or email bookings@acamodels.com