Kerry hairdresser Sean Taaffe had a fantastic four reasons to celebrate after claiming the top awards at the annual Alfaparf Fantastic Hairdresser Awards in Cork last week.
Sean himself claimed first prize in the Most Fantastic Hairdresser of the year category; while his Killarney base took second place in the Fantastic Salon of the year. Meanwhile stylist Marta Plechowska took second place in the Long Hair Stylist category and third place in the Fantasy competition.
Organisers of the awards described the Killarney based hairdresser as the: "crème, de la crème of the Irish hairdressing industry, both on and off paper. His dedication, commitment and perfectionism were absolutely incredible."
The Fantastic awards are just the latest in a stream of accolades received by the Sean Taaffe Hair & Beauty Group, which was also named as the winner of the Social Responsibility Award at the Schwarzkopf Irish Hairdressing Business Awards in Dublin at the end of October.
The Group was established as a one man operation in Killorglin in 1989 and today operates salons in Killorglin, Killarney and Tralee, employing over 50 professionals over its seven businesses throughout Kerry.