Ireland has crowned their new queen for Miss Universe! She is Lisa Madden from Cork. She will proudly represent her country at Miss Universe 2014 that will be held in the city of Doral, located in Miami on January 25, 2015. The national final was held on October 11 at The Beacon Hotel. As a matter of fact, Ireland will return to the world’s number one Grand-Slam, as they did not took part in last’s year edition. In other words, Ireland’s last performance in the Miss Universe was in 2012.
Lisa Madden is a 22-year-old student standing 5’10” in her third year of Dentistry in University College Cork. According to the Facebook Page of the Miss Universe Cork Organization, the new queen of Ireland began her modelling career at the age of 16. In 2012 she was a finalist of ‘Britain And Ireland’s Next Top Model’ and “found the show to be a life- changing experience”.