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Emily Maunsell – Miss Limerick Emily Maunsell at the official launch party for Miss Ireland 2022 in association with TanOrganic, at House, Dublin . The 37 finalists vying for the coveted Miss Ireland 2022 title were revealed at a sparkling white party for this, the 75th Diamond Jubilee of the competition. Phtot: Brian McEvoy.

Emily Maunsell will represent Limerick at the 75th Jubilee of Miss Ireland

Emily Maunsell
The winner of Miss Ireland 2022 will receive a lucrative agency contract and a host of prizes including jewellery, gowns, professional photo shoots, beauty and hair products.

Emily Maunsell (21) will represent Limerick this year at the 75th Miss Ireland competition. The 37 finalists vying for the coveted Miss Ireland 2022 title were revealed at a sparkling white party last week for this, the 75th Diamond Jubilee of the competition.

The finalists arrived at House Dublin on an open-top bus to celebrate in style and begin their Miss Ireland 2022 journey. 

Emily Maunsell is a 21-year-old International Business Student at the University of Limerick. She has lived in Limerick for the last few years but is originally from Clonmel, Tipperary. Emily is passionate about travelling, health and fitness, journaling, and meditating which she maintains have all contributed to her having a positive outlook on life. 

Selections have taken place all over the country to find contestants from each county and the winner from each county will represent their county at the most spectacular ever Diamond Jubilee Miss Ireland show with 1500 in attendance on August 20th at the Royal Theatre Castlebar. As Miss Limerick, Sarah will represent her county and attend various awards, openings and engagements in her county over the next year as well as working on her various charity projects.

The headline sponsor for Miss Ireland 2022 is TanOrganic. They are delighted to be part of Miss Ireland this year to further promote sustainability and environmental awareness. This year the overriding theme for Miss Ireland is ‘Our World Our Future’ with a focus on the environment and global citizenship. 

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, and social media and each finalist will be tasked with raising much-needed awareness and funds for their chosen charities. Challenges will also include beach clean-ups, ethical upcycling, education pieces and a new Miss Eco-Ireland sash will be awarded.

Emily Maunsell
Selections have taken place all over the country to find contestants and the winner from each county will represent their county.

Miss Ireland 2022 will follow in the footsteps of reigning Miss Ireland, Pamela Uba who captured the hearts of the nation with her incredible story and featured prominently in the Irish media and internationally on TV Shows in LA, London, Johannesburg and featured in the New York Times.  

Established in 1947, Miss Ireland has been the launch pad for many eminent, successful, and inspiring women in Ireland.  In recent years the Miss Ireland Franchise has raised over €300,000 for various charities including Laura Lynn, Temple Street, Alzheimer’s Ireland, Pieta House, The Cari Foundation and this year are proud to partner, once again, with Variety Ireland, an Irish charity helping sick, disadvantaged and children with special needs since 1951.

The winner of Miss Ireland 2022 will receive a lucrative agency contract and a host of prizes including jewellery, gowns, professional photo shoots, beauty and hair products and then jet off to represent her country at the Miss World Festival which is televised in over 100 countries around the world.  The winner will also enjoy an all-expenses-paid trip to the Maldives to do a photo shoot later in the autumn.

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Richard is a presenter, producer, songwriter and actor. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year (2011) and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (2011) for promoting multi-culturalism online. Richard says that the ilovelimerick.com concept is very much a community driven project that aims to document life in Limerick. So, that in 20 years time people can look back and remember the events that were making the headlines.

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