Search to find Miss Northern Ireland comes to Cookstown

Pictured at the Europa Hotel Launching the 30th year of the Therapie Miss Northern Ireland Contest were (Left to right) Judith Grey, Miss Northern Ireland 2008, Leanne McDowell, Miss Northern Ireland 2015, Joe McGlinchey, Sales Director at Insanity Tan & Alison Clarke, MD ACA models. Picture Brendan Gallagher
Pictured at the Europa Hotel Launching the 30th year of the Therapie Miss Northern Ireland Contest were (Left to right) Judith Grey, Miss Northern Ireland 2008, Leanne McDowell, Miss Northern Ireland 2015, Joe McGlinchey, Sales Director at Insanity Tan & Alison Clarke, MD ACA models. Picture Brendan Gallagher

ASPIRING beauty queens from Tyrone and beyond are encouraged to join the quest for the 2016 Therapie Miss Northern Ireland at the ninth heat of the contest that will take place at Sense in Cookstown on Saturday, April 30.

The event is the ninth of 13 regional heats scheduled to take place across Northern Ireland, including Coleraine, Banbridge, Bangor, Maghera, Omagh, Enniskillen, Ballymena, Belfast, Cookstown, Magherafelt and Derry/Londonderry.

Two finalists from each heat will be chosen to take part in the grand finale at the historic Europa Hotel, Belfast on 16th May, 2016.

The glamorous black tie event will be hosted by the former Miss Northern Ireland and television presenter Zoe Salmon and UTV’s Marc Mallet.

Contest organiser Alison Clarke said, “The contest is about more than just superficial beauty; it’s about finding talented young women, who will be judged not only on their appearance but also on their personality, poise, presence and intelligence.

“The winner will become an ambassador for Northern Ireland and will be given support and guidance throughout her reign and beyond. Over the year’s we’ve nurtured many young women who have gone on to achieve high profile careers in modelling, the media and business. The contest really is an opportunity of a life time.”

Tracy Gilligan, CEO of Therapie Clinic said: “Therapie clinic is delighted to sponsor Miss NI 2016.

“Every year the contestants get stronger and stronger with this year proving no exception! I wish the girls the very best of luck to this year’s contestants!”

Entrants should send a photograph with their name and address to, Therapie Miss Northern Ireland Contest, 381 Beersbridge Road, Belfast, BT5 5DT or email bookings@acamodels.com. Entrants can also enter online via the Miss Northern Ireland website, www.missnorthernireland.co.uk. For further information please contact the ACA Models Office on 028 90 809 809 or email bookings@acamodels.com

Therapie Miss Northern Ireland Prizes 2016:

All expenses paid trip to the Miss World Competition

Therapie Ultimate VIP Package, worth over £5000 and all-inclusive of Therapies top treatments - individually designed and tailored for this year’s Miss Northern Ireland winner

Comprehensive use of a stylish Fiat 500 from Donnelly Group Fiat for 1 year*

Wardrobe of designer dresses for Miss World from Blush Boutique, Lisburn Road

Bespoke personal training package with Think Fit

12 cases of Magners Light to enjoy with friends, Flowers from Leckey & Goldenfor.