Diamonds are forever for the Miss Ireland Organisation as this year marks its 75th Jubilee of the competition. The search has officially begun for Miss Donegal 2022 to follow in the footsteps of Nicole Harron, Kirsty O Donnell and Layla Doherty who represented the county last year at the Miss Ireland final.

Miss Donegal Town Nicole Harron, Miss Donegal North Layla Doherty and Miss Donegal Kirsty O Donnell

Donegal was well represented last year with three contenders for the coveted Miss Ireland crown. Miss Donegal North was Layla Doherty, 19 years old from Ballyliffin in Inishowen. Layla studied pharmaceutical and medicinal science in LYIT and hopes to become a paediatrician. Miss Donegal Town was Nicole Harron, 26 years of age and from Donegal Town. Nicole graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business and completed her honours Degree in Human Resource Management. Miss Donegal was Kirsty O Donnell, 19 years of age and studying General Nursing in Letterkenny Institute of Technology.

The winner of Miss Ireland 2021 was Pamela Uba, a former asylum seeker, who grew up in Mayo. Pamelia spent a month in Puerto Rico representing Ireland at Miss World and is all set to jet back out there in March for the overall final.

Selections will run all over the country to find contestants from each county with beauty, poise and personality to take part in the Miss Ireland 2022 competition next summer. The winner from each county represents their county at the most spectacular ever Diamond Jubilee Miss Ireland show. The winner of each of the county crowns and sashes also enjoy representing their county and title throughout the year at various events, awards and appearances. Full details on how to enter Miss Ireland 2022 are available on or on the Miss Ireland App now available from Apple App Store or Google Play.

The finalists of Miss Ireland this year will be put through their paces in a challenging competitive process testing their skills in debating, public speaking, talent, sports, modelling, social media and each finalist will be tasked with raising much-needed awareness and funds for their chosen charities.