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Here's what happened when thousands of redheads gathered in Cork at the weekend

So many gingers.

THE IRISH REDHEAD convention took place over the weekend, and it looked like a serious amount of ginger craic.

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The convention takes place in Crosshaven, Cork, every year, and attracted over 2,500 redheads over the weekend. Over 40 ginger themed events took place over the three days, and we throned a new Redhead King and Queen.

Emma Ni Chearuil and Alan O’Neill got the coveted title of Redheaded royalty

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Hannah Joseph from Australia was named the Furthest Travelled Redhead

What a title.

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It’s not as good as Molly Murphy and her Porcelain skin redhead gong

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There were even paintings of redheads!

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Cork artist Kerry Collins was on hand.

The Best Red Family winners, or the real life Weasleys?

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Bonney Baby Charlie Twomey is simply adorable

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There was a blind food tasting with ONLY red foods

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And redhead speed dating

Their self-confessed ‘conservation project’.

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The World’s largest redhead ceili took place on the streets


There was even a redhead sheep!

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If that’s not all, they had their own festival stage full of ginger performers, a Red olympics, and a whole damn ginger parade


They’re almost having too much craic, those redheads.

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