Catherine glams up for election battle
THIS is glamorous Fine Gael candidate Catherine Yore as you've never seen her before.
Judges on the You're A Star contest begged the singer to dump her dowdy cream Aran jumper to have any chance pursuing a life in showbiz.
And their advice struck a chord as the Meath councillor dumped her old-fashioned clothes and limp hairstyle for a more sophisticated look suitable for Dail Eireann.
Just two years ago, she set pulses racing when she was pictured alongside Enda Kenny in a black mini-dress, and this year she was snapped in an array of stylish outfits, pulling in the votes for Fine Gael.
But before the stunning brunette reached the upper echelons of Fine Gael's best-dressed list, her career path could have taken a different turn.
Catherine's earlier fashion faux pas included a black jumpsuit, matched with sparkling pointy silver stilettos and a choker necklace -- which she wore for the You're A Star show.
In another look from the competition in 2003, the singer wore a gaudy sequenced bodice top and crucifix necklace -- not quite the look a ruling party would want to go with.
Some voters have recognised Catherine (26) from her appearance on the RTE Show eight years ago.