Kate Brennan from Bettystown in Co.Meath was crowned Irish Spectacle Wearer of the Year 2015 at an awards ceremony hosted by Specsavers last night. The Irish final took place in the RHA Gallery on Ely Place and was presented by TV personality, style entrepreneur and spectacle wearer Darren Kennedy.
Earlier this year 10 finalists were selected from over a thousand entries to battle it out for the biggest accolade in the specs-wearing world and €1 from each entry was donated to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, raising a total of €1,250. Proud spectacle wearer Kate Brennan, aged 19 years old, has just completed the Leaving Certificate and will represent Ireland at a star-studded Grand Final hosted by Emma Bunton and Bradley Walsh in London on the 6th of October.
The Spectacle Wearer of the Year 2015 winner will be announced on 6 October at the awards final in London and will receive €12,000 in cash, a dream stay at the Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas and a wardrobe of specs to the value of €1,000. Plus two nights in London to attend the star-studded Spectacle Wearer of the Year Awards, a complete style makeover and a fabulous Spectacle Wearer of the Year goody bag.