Would You Believe?

Ifrah Ahmed

RTÉ One, Sunday 17 February, 10.30pm

WOULD YOU BELIEVE? follows Ifrah and her hard working team from United Youth of Ireland in the days and weeks leading up to the "Miss Ethnic Ireland 2013" Final. It's a colourful, explosive mix of fashion, feminism, beauty contest and FGM awareness-building, during the course of which we learn the powerful story of Ifrah's personal journey, from war-torn Somalia to cosmopolitan Dublin. Her Muslim faith, her energy, her charisma and her vision of a society that transcends cultural and religious boundaries combine to make a compelling portrait of one of Ireland's newest citizens.

" Ifrah is an asset to Ireland - she might not have been born here but she has become a very recognisable force for good..."

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