Aoife O’ Connell , Face of

And the winner is ……
Aoife O’ Connell from Youghal Co. Cork.

The day started at 2pm with all contestants arriving promptly, from the off they were all very friendly and it seemed more like a Pulse fashion show then a competition.
The girls settled in very quickly and began getting themselves ready for the long day ahead.
It started simultaneously with Caroline Hunt interviewing each contestant and Michael O’ Sullivan shooting their portfolio images.
Once each model was finished they were allowed time for dinner at this stage it was 17:15. They were to arrive back at 18:30.
19:30 and final checks were being done and everyone was raring to go. While some proved nervous others helped to reassure and the friendliness between competitors was admiral.
20:00 the show began and each model had there chance to shine, walking and chatting with the MC.
The models the wore black leotards to showcase the Divasdeal bags. This went down a treat with the crowd.
The judges retired to make a very tough decision.
In there eyes it was very close but Aoife was the shining light and was crowned 2011 face of divas deal.
Runners up were Michelle Heffernan who also received a contract with Pulse Models Cork and third was Ellie Bailey of Tipperary