County Cork rector ‘shears’ a parishioner’s lockdown locks and beard in aid of church conservation work

Outside, in the delightful summer sun at Timoleague, County Cork, Geoffrey Hanbidge had his lockdown beard and hair cut off by his rector, the Rev Kingsley Sutton, on Bank Holiday Monday, 7th June.

Former Wicklow sheep farmer and now Rector of Kilgariffe Union of Parishes in County Cork – the Reverend Kingsley Sutton – ‘shears’ parishioner Geoffrey Hanbidge in aid of essential conservation work on the Church of the Ascension, Timoleague, County Cork.

Witnessed by a small crowd of amused, socially–distanced, onlookers, the unique deed took place on the public pavement in front of the Church of the Ascension. This…

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