Offaly man all set for final of prestigious Mr British Isles Model Competition

The Grand Final takes place next week and our man is ready for the challenge

Damian Moran

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Ferbane's Tadhg Devery

Ferbane's Tadhg Devery

Offaly representative is all set for the final of the prestigious Mr British Isles Elegant 2018 Model Competition which takes place next week.

Ferbane's Tadhg Devery has seen off competition from thousands of hopefuls to get through to the Grand Final on Monday May 28 at The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Chester. Tadhg is Mr Offaly Elegant 2017/18.

Tadhg is an aspiring actor who has appeared in a number of productions including 'Follow the Dead' which was filmed last year in Offaly. He has also appeared in 'The Cured' which featured at the Glasgow Film Festival last month.

Before heading off to the final, Tadhg took the opportunity to thank his sponsors who are generously supporting his quest to be named Mr British Isles Elegant 2018. 

His sponsors are M&M Euros in Birr, Hennessey's Pub in Ferbane and Browns Butchers in Ferbane.

"I would just like to thank them for there kind support and we'll wishes for this coming Monday and hopefully now I can bring home the rewards," commented Tadhg.

If Tadhg wins, the main prize is £1500 including a modelling and promotional contract as well as many other great prizes.

Mr British Isles Elegant is a modelling competition and is open to guys aged between 28 and 50 and is run with the modelling industry watching dog ALBA.

At the Final, Tadhg will be up against other finalists from across The British Isles including Ireland, Scotland, Wales and all across England. Tadhg will be required to take part in a catwalk show at the final which is in front of the judges and the winner is announced on the day.

Previous winners of events run by the organisers of Mr British Isles and Miss British Isles have gone on to be signed by top modelling agencies, take part in TV shows and even appear in a Bollywood film.