Diva Next Door 2014 at The Wright Venue Ireland's biggest reality model search has a new covergirl winner! From thousands of applications from women aged 18 - 28 from all over Ireland, months of nationwide online polls, auditions, exclusive events and a 2014 Calendar release. Expert panel lead judge and Diva covergirl extraordinaire Dana Arikane, assisted by fellow judge and covergirl Leonie McGuigan (2013 title holder) declared Hannah Foley Diva Next Door 2014 covergirl winner at an exclusive reception at The Wright Venue Saturday JAN 25th 2014.
Leonie McGuigan photo-shoot by ODP This fitness fanatic has made Diva history being the first ever runner up to be promoted to overall cover girl winner for 2013 Cycle 6. Describing the situation as “bittersweet” our Leonie is both deserving and committed to the 2013 cover girl title.
Sporting fun at PureSkill Galway Jan 11th, 2014 – The Divas return to play at Pure Skill to yet again sample more sporting fun from all around the world! Pure Skill is the first of its kind in the world. Spanning over 25,000 square feet the facility offers a wide selection of sports from all around the world for everyone to enjoy.
Divas visit Harper Galway Jan 11th, 2014 – Divas visit one of Galway's top debs dresses, occasion and evening wear store Harper located in the heart of Galway at 12 Eglinton Street. The Divas were more than happy to model these exquisite ball gowns and cocktail dresses for this pictorial feature.
Club night at Carbon Galway Jan 11th, 2014 – Divas return to Galway for another fantastic night of dancing and drinks in Galway's top club Carbon Nightclub. Diva's travelled limo style to VIP it up and enjoy reserved table area next to the dance floor along with vodka mixer heaven.
2014 Calendar It truly is a happy new year, after months of nationwide online polls and auditions the Diva Next Door 2014 Calendar is here! Ireland's biggest reality model search Diva Next Door is proud to release the official 2014 Calendar featuring twelve stunners from across Ireland.
Christmas Party: Alchemy Club & Venue Dec 20th, 2013 – Time for more Christmas party fun at Alchemy Dublin. Divas are known to love dancing the night away, especially when the jolly man himself is around! Santa dropped in with exclusive Make Up For Ever gifts worth €40 for each Diva, how lucky are they hey?
Christmas Party: The Sporting Emporium Dec 20th, 2013 - Divas kickoff the Christmas celebrations with fun and games at The Sporting Emporium. Divas tested their luck playing roulette, blackjack and the new Sic Bo dice game which the Divas enjoyed playing very much! It turns out Divas are very lucky creatures indeed as all of the Divas won cash on the night, just in time for Christmas shopping too!
Road Trip Galway: Divas meet Connaught Rugby players! Nov 16th, 2013 – Time for Divas to meet and pose for PR shots with two members of the Connaught Rugby team Conor Finn and Jack Carty which was kindly arranged by team sponsor's Carbon Nightclub. Of course the photo fun doesn't just stop there, Divas like to pose and have as much fun as possible when on location and why not?
Road Trip Galway: Apollo Nov 16th, 2013 – Up next Divas do PR for Galway's Apollo who are experts in nutrition, tanning, tattoo service, personal training, supplements and health and beauty. A one stop shop for fitness and beauty needs. These Divas do love their beauty treatments and keeping fit is vital for any girl with a busy lifestyle!
Road Trip Galway: Pure Skill Nov 16th, 2013 – First stop on Galway Road Trip is Pure Skill to sample sports fun from all around the world! Pure Skill is the first of its kind in the world. Spanning over 25,000 square feet the facility offers a wide selection of sports from all around the world for everyone to enjoy.
Road Trip Galway: The 4 Aces Casino Nov 16th, 2013 – It is time to hit Galway night life and see what fun and games the Divas can get up to on what has been a fantastic fun trip to Galway so far. Divas got their dancing shoes on and dressed up in the latest fashion. Time to experience Galway's 4 Aces Casino for fun and games and of course a few drinks to get the evening going.
Road Trip Galway: Carbon Nightclub Nov 16th, 2013 – The premier event of the Galway Road Trip is of course to Galway's very own top club where it is all happening at Carbon Nightclub! The Diva's were spoilt rotten with limo service, VIP reserved table area right next to the dance floor and of course a vodka mixer heaven spread to die for making the night all the more fun.
2014 Calendar Final at The Wright Venue November 8th, 2013 – All top 40 finalists returned to The Wright Venue Dublin for Diva's biggest event of the year, the 2014 Calendar Final. The 2014 Finalists were all interviewed on stage by host Olivia-Tracy Hogan on front of a live audience. Top Diva cover girl Dana Arikane led the judge panel which included recently appointed Diva Next Door 2013 Leonie McGuigan, Diva manager Kam Angulska and fashion photographer Lee Furlong of Absolute Studios.
2014 Calendar Winners November 8th, 2013 – The 2014 Calendar winners from Cycle 7's 2014 Calendar Final at The Wright Venue Dublin are: Andrea Rooney, Carmen Castro, Cathriona McGann, Eileen Byrne, Hannah Foley, Kelsey Flood, Ksenija Spila, Nicole Travers, Kimberley Hynes, Sirin Gilas, Vanessa Deegan & Zoe Hamilton.
Diva Road Trip Cork Divas take to the Cork road for unbridled fun at KartWorld Adventure Centre. The Divas show their talent for driving in what we can only describe as Karting madness, followed by a few Archery bulls eyes and paint ball shooting execution style. The stunning Divas topped off the road trip by visiting Cork's best nightclub SAVOY CORK and danced the night away in style. The Divas stayed at the very comfortable Park Inn by Radisson.
KARTWORLD: Warrior Divas July 13th, 2013 – After some hilarious Karting moments the Divas decided it was time to get some target practice in Robin Hood style at KartWorld Adventure Centre, best not mess with these Divas, they know how to hit a bullseye from 100 yards!
2013 Calendar Diva Next Door delivers the sizzle, sending temperatures soaring with fabulous photos that hot blooded males will want on their wall! After months of nationwide auditions, bootcamps, photo and video shoots, interviews, charity and social events. Plus the exclusive 2013 FINALE SHOW which wowed audiences last Saturday (January 26th) at the Ballsbridge Hotel with lead judge Rosanna Davison, the non-pageant reality calendar girl search is proud to present their delectable dozen, the 2013 Calendar Girls.
2013 Finale Show & Dinner Ball Saturday Jan 26th, 2013 - Saw a glamorous show finale in the Ballsbridge Hotel Dublin, Rosanna Davison led a panel of Judges to decide who the Diva Next Door 2013 Calendar Girls and 2013 Cover Girl were.
DIVAS Dance Bollywood Style for HOPE Foundation Saturday Jan 12th, 2013 - Grafton Street, Dublin had buckets of beauty on display when the 2013 Finalists for Diva Next Door all dressed up in Indian Style Sari's and collected for children’s charity The Hope Foundation.
2012 Calendar Feast your eyes on the spiciest serving yet from Diva Next Door, now presenting the fifth calendar (2012) from Ireland’s most popular reality Calendar Girl search since 2006.
2011 Calendar Three generations have passed and now, in its 4th year running, Diva Next Door is more popular than ever before. The competition has always used social media in new and innovative ways to reach the final decision, as people were able to vote for their favourite Diva through divanextdoor.com.
Producer: Stephen Saleh
Photos: Evan Doherty
Styling: Jill Anderson
Makeup: Make Up For Ever
Hair: Talking Heads
Toys 4 Big Boys 2009 Attendees at Toys 4 Big Boys 2009 in the RDS Dublin were spoilt rotten when they got to see and meet the 2010 Finalists plus even luckier still when they met Cover Girl Dana Arikane who also headed up the Toys 4 Big Boys advertising campaign.
Miss Ireland 2009: Highlights Diva Next Door produced Ireland's premier pageant Miss Ireland in 2009. Here are the photos highlights starting with the press photo call with Miss Ireland 2008 Sinead Noonan and Diva Next Door 2009 Dana Arikane announcing the exciting news at the Royal Marine Hotel Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. Following events include the SuperSearch at Stephens Green shopping centre, fashion photo-shoot for RSVP magazine, contestant press photo call, Miss Ireland 2009 pageant and dinner ball. Plus various press photo moments.
Morgan Hotel Penthouse shoot & Xpose Live Starring 2009 Cover Girl Dana Arikane, 2009 Calendar Girls and some 2010 contestants featuring in an exclusive photo shoot by Daniel Holfeld and styled by Courtney Smith at The Morgan Hotel Penthouse, Dublin. Makeup by Make Up For Ever and hair by The Style Club.
2009 Calendar Producer: Stephen Saleh
Photo: Arthur Carron
Styling: Cheryl O'Rourke
Makeup: Make Up For Ever
Hair: Leesa Buckley
Location: Angel Lane, Limerick
2008 Final November 24th, 2007 – Club M Dublin hosted the first ever final. The 2008 Calendar Girls posed for pictures by Trevor Cadwell and press. Then the girls were interviewed on stage alongside their best pictures on the big screen. Makeup and audience goodie bags courtesy of Rimmel London. Also there was the TV3 crew to conclude filming of the 'Diary of a beauty queen' episode.
2008 Calendar Our first ever calendar, little did we know then it would be published in several national newspapers! Shot by top fashion photography Lili Forberg, makeup courtesy of Rimmel London applied by Lara Ford, styling by Corina Gaffey and hair by Aimee Murphy.
2008 Calendar: Behind scenes November 11th, 2007 - Our first ever photo-shoot, shot by none other than Lili Forberg supported by Rimmel London. Also present TV3 production crew filming 'Diary of a beauty queen'. This was the first ever gathering of Divas who had all won a place in the 2008 Calendar through a series of online polls conducted over 10 months prior on the Bebo network.
Toys 4 Big Boys 2007 November 11th, 2007 – Saw the 2008 Calendar Girls make their first public debut ever! An official visit to Ireland's biggest lifestyle show Toys 4 Big Boys to feature on stage, pose for pictures with public and at key show features. The public loved the girls making it a whirlwind success for the girls who received phenomenal attention and droves of followers.