In 2018, Grainne placed Top 20 at Miss Universe 2018.
Grainne Gallanagh was crowned Miss Universe Ireland 2018 at the Mansion House, Dublin and will compete for the title Miss Universe 2018 on December 17, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. In addition to receiving the ultimate crown at Miss Universe Ireland 2018, Gallanagh receiver the 1st Runner-Up award at the Miss Earth-Air competition the previous year.
Gallanagh works in a women’s health clinic in London. As a nurse, Gallanagh has progressed from emergency nursing to working in a women’s health clinic. Throughout her Miss Universe Ireland journey, Gallanagh has raised awareness about women’s health and has raised money for the women’s center in Donegal.
Gallanagh ran a 10K and donated the funds raised to support the Donegal Women’s Centre in Letterkenny.