Marie Hughes was dethroned as Miss Ireland 2012

Marie Hughes dethroned Miss Ireland 2012 Rebecca Maguire new winner
Recently crowned as Miss Ireland 2012, Marie Hughes was dethroned of her title because of being over aged for the criteria of the Miss World pageant.

The 1st run-up, Rebecca Maguire, a 20 year old beauty from Belfast is the new Miss Ireland 2012 winner and will compete in Miss World 2012 on August in Mongolia.

Organizers did not disclose exactly if Hughes lied in her application. All media outlets reporting on the competition started that she was 21 years old at that time she was crowned. Miss World Organization's rules states that all candidates must be between 16 to 24 years of age during the time of the international competition.

* Marie Hughes crowned Miss Ireland 2012


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