Alisa Savina will represent the nation in the Miss Swimsuit USA contest next year.
Modelling may seem like a glamorous career, but in Ireland, it doesn't pay the bills.
That's according to Miss Bikini Ireland, Alisa Savina, who moved to Ballymahon over ten years ago, who says most of her income comes from the beauty industry.
She will represent Ireland in the Miss Swimsuit USA contest in Mexico next year.
While it may not be the lucrative career, Ms. Savina says she loves it so much, she'd do it for free, sometimes: