Search

30 Jun 2022

Hair to ‘dye’ for

tullamore schoolboy Eoin O’Connor now has hair to ‘dye’ for and he has raised over €200 for charity.

tullamore schoolboy Eoin O’Connor now has hair to ‘dye’ for and he has raised over €200 for charity.

“He decided some time ago he wanted to do something for cancer,” explained his mother Jackie this week. “When he heard about the Today FM Shave or Dye campaign for the Irish Cancer Society, he decided to do that.”

Last Friday 14 year old Eoin went along to Portland Barbers on William Street in Tullamore where stylist and colour expert Anna spoke to him in great detail beforehand to explain what he could and could not do in the next few weeks.

One of the things he cannot do is go swimming, but his mother feels it is a small price to pay for such a good cause.

“He asked the school for permission before he took the plunge and principal Colin Roddy gave him the go-ahead because it was for the Irish Cancer Society,” added Jackie.

“He was very calm going in and I was glad Anna took the time to explain it all to him. I was more concerned than he was. Anna was very patient and talked him through ever stage. It took two hours to complete the job.”

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.