Niamh Kennedy Crowned Miss World Ireland 2016
Niamh Kennedy was crowned as Miss World Ireland 2016 on September 23, 2016 at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dublin. Niamh Kennedy succeeds Miss World Ireland 2015, Sacha Livingstone, and will now represent Ireland in the upcoming edition of Miss World 2016, wherein Mireia Lalaguna Royo of Spain will crown her successor as next Miss World.
This year 34 candidates vied for the title of Miss Ireland in the desire of representing Ireland at Miss World 2016.
Ireland last placed at Miss World pageant in the year 2010 under the representation of Emma Waldron, who was also awarded as Best Talent during the coronation gala of Miss World 2010. Rosanna Davison, Miss World 2003 is the last Miss World titleholder from the country.