Limerick's Manhattan star stylist to expand
Published 20/04/2014 | 02:30
Limerick man John Barrett, above, stylist to Hollywood stars such as Julia Roberts, has secured backing from US hedge-fund tycoon James R Hedges to dramatically expand his Manhattan hair salon empire.
Barrett, the fifth of 10 children, who emigrated to the US from Limerick at a young age, operates an exclusive salon at Manhattan's Bergdorf Goodman. The funding deal will see the salon open in six other US cities and expand its product range.
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