Granard School in Junk Kouture Final

Granard School in Junk Kouture Final

One person's junk is another's Kouture and the rubber-like packaging of babybel cheese was the putty in Roisín Duggan, Rachel Farrell and Victoria Gilliard's hands this year for their entry to the annual Junk Kouture competition, 'Babybelle'.

The competition has been a tough one so far, with several entries from Granard's Cnoc Mhuire and Ardscoil Phádraig making it through to the Regional Finals.

However, only 80 entries from across the country were selected for the glamorous grand finale of the competition, and 'Babybelle' was the only Longford entry to make it through.

Competing against 79 other finalist teams with equally creative and unique entries in the final, Roisín, Rachel and Victoria are getting all geared up for the big event, which takes place today (April 27).

"Babybelle is an excellent costume. Very intricate, detailed design and very elegantly worn by Roisín Duggan," said Art Teacher at Cnoc Mhuire, Charmaine Hetherton when the girls were successful in the Regional Final.

At the final, Roisín Duggan, who is modelling the design, will strut her stuff in front of celebrity judges Louis Walsh and Una Healy, in the hope of winning the coveted first place position and the fantastic prizes that go with it.