National Portrait Day (formerly Happy Faces) is happening at Redmonds of Roscrea on Wed 2nd April and Thurs 3rd April next in aid of ISPCC.
Nationally the event runs from March 29th to April 5th. For a donation of €25 (100% of which goes to the charity) you get a professional mini portrait session and one desk stop size portrait of each person taking part. The promotion is open to all age groups. This unique initiative is organised by the Irish Professional Photographers Association and sponsored by Canon and aims to help Irish charities with their fundraising. In the past few years the initiative has raised almost J100,000. The ISPCC operate a vital help line for for children to contact a counsellor and each donation will provide 5 answered telephone calls. Visit www.nationalportraitday.ie for a full list of photographers. For the midlands/midwest area contact Redmonds of Roscrea 0505 21936.