AFTER 11 YEARS WITH A PONYTAIL, STEPHEN GETS IT CHOPPED FOR CHARITY

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first_imgWords: Paul O SullivanPhotos: Paul SinclairPopular Donegal Town barman and photographer Stephen Dowling raised over €1,500 for the local Cleary Centre by cutting his 11 year old ponytail in the Coach House Bar, Donegal Town. The new look (and has to be said much younger looking Stephen) told Donegal Daily: “I could have just gone to the barber and that would have been that but thought, hey, why not try raising a few bob for charity!”And that’s exactly what he done as he sat nervously into the chair for the “chop” .Professional hairdresser Ash Corrigan from the Salon (and Australia but now living in Donegal Town) was on hand to make sure everything went to plan!Infusing a bit of craic to proceedings was a raffle to see who would actually do the snip–so to speak! and Marie Breslin won the top prize! “I was nervous as a kitten” Marie said. “First time I ever cut a ponytail.”After the deed was done, hairdresser Ash Corrigan added a professional finish. Julie Voss who was there to support Stephen and said: “It’s taken 10 years off him and fair play to him.”Last word goes to Stephen…..“I’ll remember the start of 2014, that’s for sure but it was a great night and for a great cause. And I never realised the warmth of a woolly hat !”AFTER 11 YEARS WITH A PONYTAIL, STEPHEN GETS IT CHOPPED FOR CHARITY was last modified: January 5th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:charityCoach House BarDonegal TownStephen Dowlinglast_img

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