Ireland has the second highest proportion of natural gingers in the world, at 10 per cent, just behind Scotland at 13 per cent.
Kieran, September 2015 I attended a speeddating event over the summer 2015 and really was impressed with the professionalism and approachability of the host.
It was my very first time so I was a little nervous but as soon as I got to the venue, I was greeted with a warm welcome and explained how the evening would unfold.
It is a coming together of friends new and old,' she said.
'I love that we all share common experiences as redheads and there is an understanding and camaraderie as we all stand together.'For once we are the majority in the crowd and to be a part of that is an incredible, fun, empowering and life-changing experience.'The event, which runs from August 19 to 21, includes a flurry of redhead competitions.
In other words — we went speed-dating so you didn’t have to. That said — it’s not quite fight-or-flight territory, more fight-or-hide-in-the-bathroom. Humiliatingly, organisers generally make everyone wear name-tags — but that aside, with such a volume of people you’re invariably going to find it difficult to keep track of pretty much any other personal detail they impart if you’ve a few scoops on board.