Having only opened McLoughlin's Traditional Barbers in Kilmuckridge just under three years ago, proprietors Carina and Michael McLoughlin were on the receiving end of a major boost as it emerged that they had been nominated for three awards at the Irish Hair and Beauty Awards.
Carina was over the moon to receive notification that she was a finalist in the Men's Stylist of the Year, while the business made the short-list for Barbers of the Year and Team of the Year.
'We've been here nearly three years at this stage,' said a delighted Carina. 'Myself and my husband wanted to set up in a nice little village, so we decided on Kilmuckridge.'
The business has gone from strength to strength since and Carina even finished 5th in the Irish Hairdressing Federation's national awards. This time, however, she's hoping to go one better as the 4th Irish Hair and Beauty Awards takes place at The Crowne Plaza Hotel at Dublin Airport this Sunday. The pair were delighted with the nominations and thanked all their customers for their continued support.