Top 10 Most Beautiful Irish Women
10. Katie Larmour
She graduated with a degree in Fine & Applied Art from the University of Ulster in 2006 specializing in ceramics. She continued her passion for art after her studies presenting arts and culture programming for Northern Visions Television (NvTv), a Belfast-based local community station. In 2013, Larmour partnered with high-end Irish womenswear designer and college student Riona Treacy to create a line of joint one off swimwear. Larmour continues to introduce a luxury Irish Linen brand into textiles selling artisan home accessories along with vintage and antique finds. She currently runs a Belfast based design agency.
9. Vogue Williams
Vogue Matthews is an Irish model and media personality, known for taking part in Dancing with the Stars and Stepping Out and winning the Bear Grylls series 2015: Mission Survive.
Her career began in an Irish TV series Fade Street on 11 November 2010, a version of The Hills that follows the lives of four Irish girls in Dublin. The episodes focused on the work of Vogue at Stellar Magazine, her studies in the acting and her interest in DJing.
Williams began her stint in Australia’s twelfth series of Dancing with the Stars on 15 April 2012, in collaboration with Christopher Page. They were the third pair to be eliminated from the 6 May 2012 competition.
Williams and Brian McFadden took part in the Stepping Out series for celebrity dancing on ITV in 2013. The couple finished second.
8. Evanna Lynch
Evanna Patricia Lynch, is an Irish singer, activist, narrator and voice singer. She has gained popularity in the Harry Potter film series for her role as Luna Lovegood, starring in the last four films and their tie-in video games, as well as in the musical A Very Potter Senior year. As an activist, Lynch concentrates on veganism and the rights of animals. She has engaged in several non-profit projects and has launched a vegan-themed podcast as well as the cruel-free makeup brand Kinder Beauty Kit.
Lynch attributes the fascination she had with the Harry Potter book series to her being cast in the Harry Potter films. At age 11, she was hospitalized and her family met with the book’s publisher and the hospital during the publication of the fifth book Order of the Phoenix in June 2003. Lynch was then allowed to leave for an hour, gathering a signed copy of the book. Although some believed her previous correspondence with J. K. Rowling was a major driving factor behind the casting decision, this hypothesis was refuted by both Lynch and Rowling, stating that Rowling did not realize that Lynch was cast in the role of Luna Lovegood until Lynch ‘s name was listed by the producers.
7. Andrea Roche
Andrea Roche is a model for the Irish. Before opening the Andrea Roche Modelling Agency, she had a successful career as one of the best known and most photographed Irish models for a number of years. Andrea is a socialite, and is a regular personality in television. In 2009, she took part in the RTÉ One reality sports television series Celebrity Bainisteoir and appears regularly on the TV3 show Ireland AM. Andrea retired full-time from modeling in 2008, she was credited with discovering models like Roz Purcell, Clara McSweeney, Pippa Ormond and Miss World 2003 Rosanna Davison.
Roche began her career as a model and Andrea competed in the Miss Universe pageant in 1998 as Miss Ireland. Roche is Beauty Director with South East Wedding magazine’s VIP and lifestyle director, and stars as their fashion expert on TV3’s Ireland AM. Roche has reduced her modeling to devote more time to the pageant on Miss Universe Ireland.
6. Rosanna Davison
She was Miss World title winner in 2003. Rosanna is the daughter of talented Chris de Burgh musician. She graduated with an Arts degree in Sociology and Art History from University College Dublin in 2006. She entered the Miss Ireland finals in Dublin and won the competition in August 2003. December 2003 Davison and 106 other athletes participate in the Miss World Championship in Sanya, China. Rosanna went on to capture the crown and luckily she became the first Irish entrant ever to capture the Miss World Championship since it started in 1951. She is one of the promising Irish actress, model and one of the most beautiful Irish women ever.
5. Sarah Bolger
Sarah Bolger is an Irish playwright. In the movies In America, Stormbreaker, The Spiderwick Chronicles and Emelie, she has appeared. She is also known for her role in the TV series The Tudors as Princess Mary Tudor, for which she received an IFTA award, and for her appearance in Once Upon a Time as Princess Aurora.
Bolger and her sister Emma appeared in In America. She played Princess Mary Tudor in The Tudors from 2008 until 2010. Bolger starred alongside Alex Pettyfer in Stormbreaker. She also appeared in the film version of The Spiderwick Chronicles, a children’s book. She filmed Locke & Key, a pilot, and will be starring in Starbright ‘s movie.
4. Rozanna Purcell
Rozanna “Roz” Purcell is an Irish model, charity worker and beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss Universe Ireland 2010 and represented Ireland at Miss Universe 2010 in the USA where she finished Top 10.
Rozanna Purcell competed at the 2009 Miss Universe Ireland and was Diana Donnelly ‘s 1st Runner-up. The following year, 2010, after being placed in the Top 15, Purcell became the first Miss Universe Ireland to place since 1998. In the swimsuit category, Purcell participated and finished 4th with an average score of 8,784. Purcell then ran a performance of 8.548 in the evening gown.
3. Holly Carpenter
Holly Carpenter is an Irish model and beauty-page titleholder who was crowned on 13 August 2011 by Miss Ireland. She represented Ireland on the 2011 Miss World pageant, held in London , England, on 6 November 2011. Since 2015 she has written a Friday column about topical issues such as healthy body image and dating for the Herald newspaper .
Her modeling career started in 2011 when a friend she won but was ultimately unplaced in the Miss World 2011, despite being a favorite for many bookmakers to finish in the top 5, joined the Miss Ireland national beauty pageant. In the competition which she credits to not having a polished promotional video she placed only 42nd. Her modeling career took off after winning Miss Ireland and she quickly found work in Ireland and the UK.
2. Nadia Forde
Nadia Forde is an Italian-origin Irish model, rapper, and actress. She took part in the 14th series of the hit British ITV show I am a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! Beginning 16 November 2014 and finishing ninth on 2 December. And Nadia Goes to Hollywood has appeared in her own show.
In 2014, Forde began her own show Nadia Goes to Hollywood, documenting her time recording her first single and getting her first acting role in the United States.
1. Katie McGrath
Katie McGrath is an Irish playwright. She is best known on television for playing Morgana on the BBC One show Merlin (2008–2012), Lucy Westenra on the British-American show Dracula (2013–2014), Sarah Bennett in the first season of the Canadian horror anthology series Slasher (2016), and for her appearance as Lena Luthor on the American superhero series Supergirl (2016–2016). Her movie appearances include Lady Thelma Furness in the film W.E. A Princess for Christmas, (2011), Zara Young in the science fiction adventure movie Jurassic World (2015) and Elsa in the epic fantasy movie King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017).