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MISS DUBLIN WINS CONTEST – Amharc Éireann: Eagrán 126

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In the Abbey Dance Hall in Drogheda, a group of ladies from 6 counties competed in the finals of a beauty contest to be crowned Miss Mannequin 1961. Local beauty contests were very popular in Ireland in the 1950s and ‘60s. Contestants traveled from all over Ireland (including Meath, Kilkenny, Kildare and Dublin) to take […]

ROSE OF TRALEE FINAL 1962 – Amharc Éireann: Eagrán 171

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The Rose of Tralee took place on September 2nd 1962 at the Ashe Memorial Hall in Tralee. The competition was fierce, with contestants from all over the world competing for the prestigious title. Every year the festival brings young women of Irish descent from around the world to Kerry for a lively celebration of Irish […]