Red hair is the rarest of hair colors and accounts for only 0.6% of the world’s population. The highest percentage of natural redheads in the world live in Scotland at 13%
Originally started as a joke in a pub in the beautiful sailing village of Crosshaven in County Cork by redhead brother and sister, Joleen & Denis Cronin the Irish Redhead Convention now attracts redheads from all over the world. Highlights include the red
In 2015 the O’Neill Family won the best redhead family with all 12 attending the festival. Best red beard - Jan-Erick from Finland and most freckles per square inch - Carine Cosyns from Belgium with over 80 freckles per square inch.
The festival dates for 2016 are 19-21 August and if you have red hair this is one festival you should definitely put on your bucket list!