Miss Smiling Irish Eyes

AOH/LAOH Division 23 ~ Pittsburgh Miss Smiling Irish Eyes 

Miss Smiling Irish Eyes of Pittsburgh 2019 ~ Maggie Byrnes

Miss Smiling Irish Eyes of Pittsburgh 2017 ~ Sydney Diulus

Miss Smiling Irish Eyes Court Maiden 2015 ~ Kelsey Reiser

Miss Smiling Irish Eyes of Pittsburgh 2013 ~ Maggie Donaldson

Miss Smiling Irish Eyes of Pittsburgh 2009 ~ Bridget Byrne

Miss Smiling Irish Eyes of Pittsburgh 2002 ~ Lauren Byrnes


Miss Smiling Irish Eyes of Pittsburgh 2019 – Maggie Byrnes

Maggie Byrnes


Miss Smiling Irish Eyes of Pittsburgh 2017 – Syndney Diulus

Sydney Diulus 2017 Miss Smiling Irish Eyes


Miss Smiling Irish Eyes Court Maiden for 2015 – Kelsey Reiser with her parents Mary Ellen and Christopher Reiser

Miss Smiling Irish Eyes 2015


Miss Smiling Irish Eyes of Pittsburgh – Bridget Byrne (2009), Maggie Donaldson (2013) and Lauren Byrne (2002)

past smiling irish eyes


Maggie Donaldson

Signing of Rascal Flatts ~ My Wish, from the Maiden of the Mournes pageant in Warrenpoint, Ireland

Maggie Donaldson was crowned Miss Smiling Irish Eyes of Pittsburgh in 2013 and was the queen of the St. Patrick’s Day parade.  Maggie went on to compete in the Maiden of the Mournes pageant in Warrenpoint, Ireland.


Information about Miss Smiling Irish Eyes of Pittsburgh

Miss Smiling Irish Eyes of Pittsburgh applications and information will become available in the future for 2020, usually deadline is in February and application comes out a few months before February.  Please click on the link for more information:

https://www.misssmilingirisheyespittsburgh.com/

Qualified Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a single woman, of Irish birth or descent, currently residing in the Pittsburgh area;

  • Be between the ages of 17 and 22 years;

  • Exhibit outstanding representation of the Irish Community of Pittsburgh, by demonstrating excellent moral character, ethical ideals, and poise;

  • The winner will actively promote her pride in her Irish heritage and ancestry, and show a dedicated involvement to local civic and charitable organizations.

  • If selected, winner must be prepared to give short interviews to local television, radio, and newspaper outlets upon request, and must be available to participate in various festivities held the week of March 8, 2019 through and including the St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 16, 2019.

  • Name, Residential Address, Preferred Phone Number, and current E-Mail address

  • Detailed background of Irish Ancestry, including personal or family involvement in the Irish Community

  • Academic Achievements

  • Volunteer Efforts, including organizations and duration of service

  • Extracurricular Activities, such as participation in Academic, Athletic, or other Scholastic Organizations

  • Personal or Professional Accomplishments pertaining to her ability to represent the City of Pittsburgh and its Irish Community

  • Individual Ambitions or Personal Goals

  • Recent Professional/Formal Photograph(s), taken within the past year, at least 3″x5″ (may include up to 3 photos).