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Miss Universe Ireland lends her voice to increase awareness of female health issues

Stunning Grainne Gallanagh looking forward to Miss Universe final

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Miss Universe Ireland lends her voice to increase awareness of female health issues

Miss Universe Ireland, Grainne Gallanagh, is urging young women to continue to get their health checked and put their well being to the very fore of their priority list.
Stunning Grainne, 24, is a London-based nurse who hopes the cervical cancer scandal has not deterred women from continuing to check their health.
“Women need to continue to get their health checked and they need to be encouraged to do so,” she said.
She added that cervical cancer is a ‘silent cancer’ and is the second most common cancer in Europe to affect women.
“I am a nurse and a young woman as well so I would like to stress the importance of women putting their health first. It is very important,” she said.
The young Buncrana woman who was recently crowned Miss Universe Ireland is going to continue nursing this year despite the fact that she will have to travel to Dublin often to undertake certain duties ahead of her competition in Thailand this December.
She realises that this year is going to be an exceptionally busy year but is relishing every moment of her new adventure and is looking forward to all the challenges that this year will present her with.
“I am delighted. I came home and all my family were here and they had a homecoming for me. It was absolutely lovely. Everyone has been so supportive,” she said.
Grainne would like to thank her family, friends, community and all those who supported her over the last few weeks: “I would just like to thank absolutely everyone for their help and support.”