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DIVA IRELAND 2016 (Cycle 8)

Diva Ireland in association with Sunday World is looking for twelve gorgeous women with personality from all walks of life for the Diva Ireland 2016 calendar, and ultimately for one to become overall winner – Diva Ireland 2016 to star on the cover of Sunday World magazine.

No Entry Fees. No Bikinis. No Experience Required. No Height Restrictions. No Pageantry. 

Diva Ireland offers participants a once-in-a-life-time fun experience, win amazing prizes, an opportunity to gain more confidence, enjoy exclusive photo-shoots with the best photographers, makeup artists and hair stylists, make new friends, models jobs, attend exclusive social occasions, and star in premium photo-shoot features.

What is it?

Diva Ireland in association with Sunday World, is not a pageant, it is Ireland's #1 Calendar & Cover Girl search. Featuring regularly in national media since 2007, including a cover feature in the Sunday Independent LIFE magazine, celebrating fun, fashion and lifestyle through Diva starlets. We've worked with professionals like Rosanna Davison, Andrea Roche, Evan Doherty & Lili Forberg, plus great organisations like RTE, TV3, Corona Light, Make Up For Ever, The Wright Venue, & Rimmel London. Participants star in premium photo-shoots for national audiences and attend exclusive events nationwide.

Who can enter?

Open to women aged 18 to 30, of any nationality, any profession, with or without children, married or not, of any height, and who are living in Ireland. It takes up to four days over three months to take part depending on how successful each participant is from start to finish.

PLEASE NOTE: Each Finalist is required to have a minimum of four guests attending the national final event using advance tickets costing €20 each (discounted rate / non-refundable).

Walk-in Auditions

Galway OCT 17th 2015
6pm to 8pm
Karma, Eyre Square, Galway

Cork OCT 22nd 2015
5pm to 8pm
The Hanover, Hanover Street, Cork

Dublin NOV 1st 2015
2pm to 8pm
Morgan Hotel, 10-12 Fleet Street, Dublin 2
Get Directions on Google Maps

Auditionees can attend any audition event taking place, it is a friendly casual chat with staff, a quick pose for a photograph, and a few short questions about their person, hopes and dreams. The audition process takes up to five minutes in total, afterwards the auditionee leaves. Successful auditionees go on to do the Finalist Photo-Shoot in Mid November 2015 in Dublin.

DRESS CODE: Arrive with makeup on, wearing heels (no platforms) dress semi-casual in any fashion that best demonstrates personal style & figure, no long dresses please.

PLEASE NOTE: Participants must be aged 18+ to attend an audition event (valid ID is required).  Auditionees do not need to book or register prior to attending. Auditionees can attend anytime during audition open hours stated but are advised to arrive as early as possible.


Finalist Photo-shoot

Selected participants will be photographed indivdually for Sunday World Finalist press release.

FINALIST DRESS CODE: Arrive with makeup/hair done, wear a club look with heels that best shows style and figure (no platforms and no long dresses).

National Final

Saturday 6:30pm January 9th 2016.
Club 92, Leopardstown, Dublin 18.

Exclusive event where Finalists family/friends and fans are invited to attend this glitzy occasion. The Finalists will be interviewed on stage by show host Olivia-Tracy Hogan, answering a series of questions about their person, hopes and dreams on front of a live audience.
A judge panel will decide on the night which of the Finalists they feel deserve to make the top twelve cut, judges are Jenny Dixon (RTE Fair City), Jade Lynch (Big Brother), Lauren O'Toole (Ireland's Model Next Door 2015) and 2013 Diva Cover Girl Leonie McGuigan. The winning twelve Finalists will go on to shoot an exclusive 2016 Calendar to be published in the Sunday World. Prizes to be announced.

Door Admission: €20


Diva Ireland 2016

FEB 2016 (Date/Venue to be announced): The 2016 Calendar Girls unite for an exclusive VIP reception where the judge panel aided by a public online poll (conducted prior to event) will announce the winner of Diva Ireland 2016.  The winner receives an exclusive photo-shoot for a cover feature in the Sunday World magazine, shot by a top photographer, makeup artist and hair stylist. Plus a major prize to be announced.

CONTESTANT DRESS CODE: Must arrive with makeup/hair done, wearing a cocktail dress cut above the knee with heels (no platforms, no long dresses or miniskirts).



All subject to terms and conditions, can change without notice and is not final.