Rozanna Purcell competed in Ireland 2009 and was 1st Runner-up to Diana Donnelly. The following year, 2010, Purcell became the first Ireland to place since 1998, after being called among the Top 15. Purcell competed in the swimsuit segment and placed 4th with an average score of 8.784.
Purcell then competed in evening gown with a score of 8.548.
Despite being confirmed as a favourite of Pageant Experts and Blogs across the globe to become Ireland"s first, Purcell failed to advance to the Top 5, finishing in 7th place. Purcell was offered a contract with Trump Model Management after the 2010 competition ended, and was offered additional contracts in Mexico and Colombia.
She was then invited to judge at the Mission Venezuela 2010 pageant. She later joined her mentor Andrea Roche"s modeling agency in Ireland.
She has talked of her difficulties at temperatures of minus 25C on Kilimanjaro.
She was a judge at Ireland 2012. She has worked with the Children"s Hospital of Puerto Rico. She has also helped to raise awareness and funds for the Irish Cancer Society"s "Get Active Foreign 2015" campaign.
Purcell has been dating Irish musician Niall Breslin since 2013.
In October 2013 she started her own food blog naturalbornfeeder.com and plans to publish her first cookbook in December 2015.