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Rapunzel Foundation National Living with Alopecia Conference Announced

April 20, 2015

Following the success of the 2013 Rapunzel Foundation Conference, we are happy to announce the 2015 Rapunzel Foundation National Living with Alopecia Conference. The theme of this year's event is "Alopecia and Proud". The conference aims to help those living with alopecia to gain knowledge and confidence to be comfortable at all times with or without wearing a wig. Experts from the hair industry, in wig fitting, styling and maintenance and people with alopecia will share information and personal stories of their own journeys in hair loss. The Rapunzel Foundation National Living with Alopecia Conference will take place on Sunday Read more »

Alopecia Untangled, Transition Year Project, New Ross, Co. Wexford. 2014

November 18, 2014

The amazing students of the Mercy Secondary School in New Ross Co. Wexford chose the Rapunzel Foundation as their project in raising awareness, and succeeded to win awards among their peers in the National YSI awards. They completed a documentary interviewing some special people in the Rapunzel family. Alopecia Untangled Documentary Read more »

Ferdia a young musical sensation donates hair to Rapunzel

November 18, 2014

13 year old soprano singer Ferdia Walsh Peelo a young musician who has long flowing beautiful brunette decided to have a change of hair style and what better way to make the most out of his ponytail than to donate it to Rapunzel Foundation, the crew at Two Tube couldn't resist but follow his amazing transformation. Ferdia's Big Chop with Blathnaid from RTE's Two Tube   Read more »

Caitlins Communion 2012

October 31, 2014

Caitlin made her First holy communion in may 2012, as any young girl she was extremely excited, caitlin shared her morning with us. Caitlins Communion Read more »