Longford model becomes latest resident on Love Island

A Longford model is the latest lady to join the cast of hit TV show ‘Love Island’.

Maura Higgins, who is from Ballymahon, has featured in music videos for Liam Payne and also works as a ‘grid girl. The 26-year-old was one of two surprise new entrants onto the island in tonight’s episode of the Virgin Media Two hit show.She is the second Irish girl to feature in the TV show this year, follwing on from Meath’s Yewande Biala.

Earlier today it was confirmed that Love Island star Sherif Lanre had been booted out of the villa for ‘breaking the rules’.

A spokesperson for the show confirmed bosses and Sherif came to a mutual agreement to leave the villa.

The 20-year-old chef described the situation as a ‘case of poor judgment’ and agreed that it was best for him to leave the show.