Donegal Beard Contest Kicks Off New Year's Day

Donegal Beard Contest Kicks Off New Year's Day

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It's time to kick off the competition for bragging rights over who can grow the best beard.

Sean Hennessey and Connie Johnston were on 7 News This Morning to remind us that the Donegal Beard Contest starts next week.

Watch the video for their interview.

Johnston owns the Sportsman's Barber Shop in Watertown, where hopefuls can go on Tuesday, January 1 for the official shave-off.

Shaving is from noon to 1 p.m.

Those who can't go can email photos of their clean-shaven faces to The photos have to show proof of the date the beard was shaved.

Judging happens during the North Country Goes Green Irish Festival in March.

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