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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Pageant

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'We will no longer judge on physical appearance': Miss America pageant gets rid of swimsuit round
Organisers said they wanted to make the competition more inclusive.
Behind the St Patrick's Day parade: 'You walk in with tears in your eyes - they are so dedicated'
We spoke to the two women responsible for the St Patrick’s Festival pageants, which will make up part of the parade this year.
'Mister and Miss Gypsy' contests aim to empower neglected minority
Dozens of teenagers have been auditioning for the finals of the contest in a Madrid hotel.
There's a Facebook campaign against the child beauty pageants' return to Ireland
Organisers Universal Royalty are planning 2014 dates in Dublin, Belfast and Cork.
Two new 'child beauty' contests being planned for Ireland
Another date has been added to the ‘Universal Royalty’ Irish schedule, in addition to this month’s contest in Cork.
Child beauty pageant organiser plans second Irish contest
A return date is being scheduled for Cork, despite several hotels refusing to stage the ‘Toddlers and Tiaras’ style event back in September.
Concerns raised over pageant organisers' lack of contact with parents
One parent whose two-year-old daughter is due to take part in the ‘child beauty’ event said she had had no contact from the pageant company since a Dublin hotel cancelled its booking for the event yesterday.
How to win a gerbil beauty pageant
Call all gerbil enthusiasts.
Holla! Pageant star Honey Boo Boo Child gets her own show
We love her.
Hungary crowns its 'loveliest wheelchair user'
The organisers said the Ms Wheelchair pageant is the first such event in Europe and will be repeated annually. Similar events have been held in the US since the 70s.
Queen to be honoured with 1,000-boat flotilla for jubilee
Queen Elizabeth II marks the 60th anniversary of her coronation this year and our neighbours are not keeping the celebrations low-key.
Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee
Which of these 10 Irish and 22 international entrants are ‘lovely and fair’ enough to become the 53rd Rose of Tralee?