Roz Purcell putting finishing touches on debut suit line

Former Miss Universe Roz Purcell (24) has revealed how she's busy putting the final touches to her debut suit collection which is due out in mid-September. "They're going to come in five different colours and you can customise them differently to have them tight-fitting or a bit looser," she said. READ MORE

Sinead's a winner in Roz's suit

TV presenter Sinead Kennedy wowed on Saturday night in her fashion-forward navy blue tuxedo. The newly-wed - who got hitched in Kerry in October - wore a Scribe by Roz suit to present Winning Streak over the weekend, ditching the usual dress. READ MORE

Suits you both ladies! But who looked best in this royal blue outfit?

Talented Roz had the distinctive outfit designed especially for the VIP Style Awards last March and it helped her win the Best Dressed on the Night accolade. The Tipperary native has now turned her hands to designing a full range with Scribe of London, which is due this autumn. READ MORE

Pose off as model Sarah Morrissey wears Roz Purcell's sexy suit

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. And Sarah Morrissey looked absolutely stunning in one of Roz Purcell's designs over the weekend. The beauty (30) was one of the judges at the Miss Ireland contest and turned heads in the same royal blue trouser suit that the former Miss Universe Ireland winner wore a few months ago. READ MORE

Roz Purcell wins ‘Best Dressed on the Night’ at the VIP Style Awards in a tailored suit she designed herself

Roz Purcell shunned the traditional frock in favour of a fashion forward powder blue trouser suit at the VIP Style Awards. The former Miss Ireland told Evoke that her outfit was from her own collection of women’s clothing that she had just launched. READ MORE

I hate dresses, says model Roz Purcell as she launches her new power suit range

She has made her name modelling for top designers and showcasing some of our most glamorous gowns, but Roz Purcell has now become a designer – of stylish suits. READ MORE


MODELLING & MISS UNIVERSE

Rozanna Purcell competed in Miss Universe Ireland 2009 and was 1st Runner-up to Diana Donnelly. The following year, 2010, Purcell became the first Miss Universe Ireland to place since 1998, after being called among the Top 15. Purcell competed in the swimsuit segment and placed 4th with an average score of 8.784. Purcell then competed in evening gown with a score of 8.548. Despite her confirmed favouritism by Pageant Experts and Blogs across the globe to become Ireland's first Miss Universe, Purcell failed to advance to the Top 5, finishing in 7th place.

Roz Purcell sizzles in steamy Newbridge campaign - months after original advert is banned

Former Miss Ireland Roz Purcell is back as the face of Newbridge Silverware's eShe range, starring in a risqué video campaign after the first one was banned for being "too raunchy". READ MORE

Four stars for model Roz Purchell's 'seductive' menu on The Restaurant

Top model Roz Purcell got an impressive four stars for her menu on TV3's The Restaurant last night, with critic Tom Doorley describing her dessert as "really utterly seductive and gorgeous". Tipperary native Roz went for a 'Saints and Sinners' menu, and took inspiration from her Natural Born Feeder blog, which explores vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, paleo and raw recipes. But the healthier options weren't to everyone's tastes. READ MORE

‘I used to eat a bowl of broccoli for breakfast’ - how Roz Purcell got to grips with her nutrition

Former Miss Universe Ireland Roz Purcell is becoming as well known for her food blog and cooking pursuits, but she has revealed she wasn’t always as savvy about what constitutes a healthy diet. The 24-year-old joined presenter Brendan O’Connor on The Saturday Night Show to discuss how she regained control of her eating habits in order to improve her health. READ MORE

Model author: Roz is busy penning her first cook book

Roz Purcell is known for her healthy recipes on her website Natural Born Feeder and now she's turning her blog into a book. She has filmed numerous cooking segments on Xpose and recently announced that her range of gluten-free pancakes and vegan hot chocolates will be served in Mooch on Dawson Street. READ MORE

A question of Taste: Roz Purcell

ROZ Purcell, 24, from Fethard, Co Tipperary, was Miss Universe Ireland 2010 and is also a food columnist and blogger, as well as running her clothing label, Scribe by Roz. She is the celebrity chef on The Restaurant on TV3 next Wednesday at 9pm, a show recorded at Wineport Lodge in Glasson, Co Westmeath. READ MORE

A model menu: Rozanna Purcell's top 'guilt free' treats

Healthy eating enthusiast Roz Purcell wants to make sure that Irish people can have their cake...and eat it too, thanks to her new venture with Mooch Frozen Yoghurt. The 24-year-old Tipperary native is passionate about a diet which embraces wholesome foods and clean, natural ingredients. Many of her followers on social media will have already clapped eyes on the mouth-watering creations she has devised in collaboration with Mooch Frozen Yoghurt, and now for the music to your ears - all options are significantly healthier for you than traditional options. READ MORE

Roz Purcell: A suitable girl ready for a second act

Roz Purcell is plotting the next stages of her career, something that she takes very seriously. "I never really thought about marriage or having children when I was growing up. The one thing I thought about was a career," she tells me at one point. READ MORE

Newbridge Silverware Launches Newbridge eShe

Newbridge Silverware presents an exciting new fashion-forward jewellery collection entitled Newbridge eShe. Drawing on 80 years of heritage and craftsmanship, Newbridge Silverware has created Newbridge eShe in response to fashion jewellery trends and demand for statement pieces. With 51 items in the collection, Newbridge eShe embodies a fusion of tribal and ethnic tradition with modern flare resulting in a rich and vibrant range.

Roz Purcell's Newbridge ad banned for being 'exploitative' ... after just one complaint

The two-minute clip shows the gorgeous model writhing around a dimly lit set in revealing clothing, draped in jewellery from the Newbridge Silver eShe collection. But the Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland (ASAI) has ruled the promo as "exploitative of sexuality". READ MORE

Ireland’s top model Roz Purcell opens up to Xposé.ie about beauty, fashion and baking!

The gorgeous model has opened up to Xposé.ie about how she manages to stay so beautiful, fashionable and fit despite having a very busy career as one of Ireland’s top models. READ MORE

Roz Purcell's Banoffi Recipe

Banoffi is my favourite dessert hands down, if it’s on a dessert menu I’m getting it! So to realise that there is such a thing as a healthy banoffi it’s easy to say my mind was blown! I’ve tried and tested multiple recipes and through much experimenting of different layers, I finally constructed my ultimate banoffi! READ MORE

Style Notebook: Get the Look...of model Roz Purcell

Festival fashion has undergone a disturbing transformation into fluro novelty-wear of late, so we were delighted to see top model, Roz, getting back to basics and going for a more classic Kate Moss approach. READ MORE

Being on the bike is such a pleasure

"I love to go out for a 100km or 120km cycle up along the Nyre river and towards Dungarvan," she says. "It's such a beautiful part of Ireland and it's very popular with cyclists because it's very much Sean Kelly country. I knew the roads really well and that makes it all the more special. Being on the bike is such a pleasure." If Rozanna is preparing for a triathlon, she tends to cycle the route non-stop and in a time of about three hours, 20 minutes. If she's cycling purely for leisure with family members, she will take the opportunity to stop off here and there for refreshments. Rozanna's early interest in cycling was fostered by her father, a keen cyclist, and her willingness to go the extra distance was inspired by a sister who had fallen in love with 'Ironman' competitions. READ MORE

Eight things Rozanna Purcell has learned about cycling

Rozanna Purcell is one of Ireland’s leading models and a regular in the gossip pages. But behind the glamorous exterior the 24-year-old Clonmel native is also an accomplished athlete. At school she excelled at tennis and GAA; today she is making an impact as a competitive runner and cyclist. In May she and her boyfriend, The Voice’s Niall Breslin (aka Bressie), completed the Ironman 70.3 event in Austria together (a 1.9 km swim followed by a 90km cycle and a 21.1 km run). READ MORE

Me, Myself and I with the Irish model Roz Purcell

'I don't usually cry, but in Azraq Camp I couldn't help it'. The model on her love for 'Zoolander' and why she wants ACDC played at her funeral. The book that changed my life: 'The Secret Race', a book about Tyler Hamilton's racing career. I was obsessed with it. It didn't change my life but I would recommend everyone to read it if you're into sports. READ MORE

ŠKODA voted Taxi ‘Drivers Choice’ at the 2014 Taxi Awards

Roz Purcell pictured at the announcement that ŠKODA has won the ‘Drivers Choice’ category at the 2014 Irish Taxi Driver Federation Industry awards. There are currently 14,000 full time and an additional 8,500 part time Taxi drivers in Ireland. This accolade reflects the opinions of Industry professionals who truly value quality vehicles which serve to provide quality, reliability, durability and comfort. Commenting on the results, John Donegan, Brand Director, ŠKODA Ireland said: “We are delighted with this incredible result which follows the Octavia topping a value for money poll in
a recent car survey by the consumer magazine Which. These awards are a testament to the reliability and longevity of ŠKODA vehicles.”

Roz Purcell swapping catwalk for charity as she jets to Syrian refugee camp

Top model Roz Purcell is to swap the catwalk for charity and take on her toughest assignment yet. The Tipperary native will head off to Jordan next week to help Syrian families in a refugee camp. READ MORE

Roz Purcell hopes food blog will be a recipe for success

The Tipperary model is whisking up dishes with a distinctly healthy twist by opting for vegan, raw, and gluten-free creations on her blog, Natural Born Feeder. The former Miss Universe Ireland is following in the footsteps of the country’s other beauty queen, Rosanna Davison, by lauding the importance of fresh and whole foods in her diet. READ MORE

The upside of an Ironman challenge: Roz Purcell 'eats what she wants'

As a model she has to watch what she eats, but Roz Purcell is getting to enjoy as much food as she wants while training for the Ironman this May. READ MORE

Roz Purcell walks the red carpet with Kate and William at Nelson Mandela premiere

Top Irish model Roz Purcell rubbed shoulders with royalty at the premiere of the Mandela flick, Long Walk to Freedom last night. READ MORE

Blog Entry - Roz’s Diary: Keeping Up With Bike Fitness!

After undertaking the Sean Kelly 160 in Dungarvan, I felt it only right to continue to the next tour. I figured, why stop the bike fitness now! And it just so happens that the next tour would be the Sean Kelly Midlands in aid of the Irish heart foundation. With the dull weather setting in, I could at least bank on the thought of the good old saying ‘the flat midlands’…. I soon found out they are not that flat at all! This was going to definitely test my bike fitness! READ MORE

Top models Roz and Thalia are picture perfect

He has shot some of the world's top supermodels including Claudia Schiffer, Helena Christensen, Yasmin Le Bon and Sophie Dahl. But leading Irish fashion photographer Barry McCaul reckons Irish beauties Roz Purcell and Thalia Heffernan have what it takes to compete with the best. The Dublin born photographer teamed up with top model Roz (far right) for the new and edgy fashion campaign, Edit, for Irish retail giant Dunnes Stores. READ MORE

Even top models have a cheat day...

Model Roz Purcell has a sweet tooth and she's not afraid to use it. While staying slim is part of her job, Roz says she still eats anything she wants. "I do eat large, large portions,' she said. "But I work it off. I exercise almost every single day. READ MORE

I've no passion for fashioning own label, I'm too quirky – Roz

She is one of Ireland's most fashion-savvy ladies, but model Roz Purcell has no desire to pick up a sketch book and create her own clothing line. "I love clothes and I have an out-there sense of style, but I don't think I would design," she told the Diary. "There are so many great Irish designers out there. I've seen the work, sweat and tears that goes into it and I don't think I'm ready to take it on. READ MORE