MISS NORTHERN IRELAND DRIVES OFF IN STYLE WITH DONNELLY FIAT 500

Newly-crowned 2018 Insanity Tan Miss Northern Ireland is hitting the roads in style thanks to Donnelly Group Fiat

Katharine Walker has been crowned the 2018 Insanity Tan Miss Northern Ireland at the glittering black tie event at the Europa Hotel, Belfast on Monday 28th May.

Katherine, will be travelling in style thanks to the car sponsor of the Insanity Tan Miss Northern Ireland competition, the Donnelly Group.

The stunning 23 year old Intensive care nurse from Hillsborough impressed the panel of judges on the night with her beauty, charm and personality, giving her the winning edge over twenty-four other finalists, to acquire the coveted crown from previous titleholder, Anna Henry.

The exclusive gala final was a glamorous affair hosted by UTV presenter Marc Mallet and former Miss Northern Ireland and television presenter, Zoe Salmon Corrie.

Contest organiser and Managing Director of top Belfast modelling agency ACA Models, Alison Clarke said: “We are thrilled that Katharine has won the title. Although the standard of talent has been extremely high this year, Katharine has really sparkled throughout the contest and she certainly wowed the judging panel on the night.”

Winner Katharine said: “I am absolutely delighted to wear the Insanity Tan Miss Northern Ireland crown and be given the opportunity to represent Northern Ireland in this way! Taking part in the contest has been such an immense experience and I never thought I would come this far. I’ve always looked up to previous Miss Northern Ireland winners, so I hope to follow in their footsteps and become a positive role model for other local girls. The competition has already been such a life changing experience and I have made friends for life. Winning this title is undoubtedly life-changing and I can’t wait to see what the future has in store for me!”

The stylish Fiat 500, is the perfect accessory to complement busy lifestyles and social schedules. Perfectly proportioned and impossibly good-looking, the new Fiat 500 is a modern remix of the original. The Fiat 500 reinvents the classic design with its ultra-trendy, retro styling, bringing a sense of fun and personality to every journey you make

Drew McVeigh, Brand Manager at Donnelly Group Fiat commented "The Insanity Tan Miss Northern Ireland will be sure to be travelling in Style this year, and we are delighted to sponsor the competition for the fourth year running. We look forward to keeping up with Katherine this year and her exciting adventures".

“The Donnelly Group is the sole retailer of new Fiat vehicles in Northern Ireland, and like the Italian manufacturer, we pride ourselves on providing our customers exactly what they want".

"Fiat have taken every motor industry rule and broken it. It’s a small car packed with all the quality you find in cars twice its size, and with all the trimmings".

"On behalf of everyone at the Donnelly Group, we would like to extend a massive congratulations to Katherine, and wish her safe travels in her Fiat 500"

Call into any of the Donnelly Fiat showrooms in Dungannon, Eglinton, Enniskillen or Newtownabbey to get behind the wheel of the new Fiat 500.