Colleen Conway Tyrone Maiden - Sponsored by Dizzylands Funfair
Colleen is 23 years old has just graduated from St Mary’s University specialising in music and special education. With music a very big factor in her life hoping to release a solo CD, playing in many choirs and tutoring in piano and voice and holding a 100% merit distinction with Trinity College London, Colleen volunteers with a few different charities one being with the local Children’s Liturgy Group
Paula Rochford Wexford Maiden Sponsored by The Whistledown
Paula is 19 years old is currently studying Social Science and hopes to fulfil her passion and study in counselling. A very talented swimmer winning medals in many competitions and received bronze award in Gaisce, The President’s Award she enjoys to help out at the local ISPCA walking dogs and would like to travel after she finishes her degree.
Jasmine Lohmeyer San Diego Maiden Sponsored by The Balmoral
Jasmine is 23 years old and works as a hostess having completed her degree in Communications at Kincsiology hopes to work in the San Diego hospitality Industry. A massive part of her life is dedicated to her Irish Dancing with over 15 years’ experience and having competed in the World Irish Dancing Championship in Glasgow she also volunteers with the shows and community education.
Niamh Reavey Newry Maiden Sponsored by Buttercrane
Niamh is 18 years old and loves to travel and experience different cultures born in Luton moved to Newry when she was younger a past pupil of Our Lady’s Grammar school is now a qualified beautician working in the hairdressing and beauty she loves to advise people on what suits them best. Niamh is a GAA member and helps out at Pairc Esler at club and county matches
Sydney Diulus Pittsburgh Maiden Sponsored by The Genoa
Sydney is 22 years old and has just graduated in a bachelor’s degree in Biology and a minor in Biochemistry at Duquesne University and hopes to become a surgeon volunteering in the children’s rehab facility she is currently on an intern at a hospital in Pittsburgh while applying to medical school. Sydney also loves to cook and travel.
Saoirse Kenny Monaghan Maiden Sponsored by Diamonds
Saoirse is 19 years old and has just finished her first year at Maynooth University studying Physics with Astrophysics and hopes to fulfil her ambition of helping others and get into medicine helping out at Monaghan Arch Club and Meals on Wheels, Saoirse has competed in various gymnastics competitions and was on the winning team in a Mental Health Art Project 2013.
Aime McVeigh Down Maiden Sponsored by Friar Tucks
Aime is 19 years old was born in Germany but moved to Ireland when she was 1 years old she has just finished her A Levels and hopes to go to Veterinary Nursing as she loves animals and helps out in the local dog shelters and one day hopes to stop animal cruelty in the world. A keen hiker Aime enjoys Gymnastics and Art.
Kelly-Ann Beggs Warrenpoint Maiden Sponsored by Warrenpoint Port
Kelly-Ann is 18 years old and has just finished her first year at Southern Regional College in Newry studying ICT and would like to follow this on with engineering course a lifelong ambition. An avid reader and enjoys walking her dogs Shadow and Ash Kelly-Ann volunteers with the local school assisting out with their school sports day.
Donna Maria Brammeld Belfast Maiden Sponsored by McAnultys
Donna is 27 years old and was born in London but now lives in Belfast and is working as a Beauty Therapist she loves to travel having seen so many beautiful places around the world in her pastime she loves to read and going to the gym and meeting new people and seeing the positive in everything.