Riona will compete to retain hairdressing title

Riona, a hairdresser with Hype Hair in Clonmel will compete to retain her title in the annual Schwarzkopf Professional Irish Hairdressing Business Awards.
A Clonmel based hairdresser has been selected as a finalist in the 11th Annual Schwarzkopf Professional Irish Hairdressing Business Awards which will take place in the Aviva Stadium next week.

A Clonmel based hairdresser has been selected as a finalist in the 11th Annual Schwarzkopf Professional Irish Hairdressing Business Awards which will take place in the Aviva Stadium next week.

Riona Linnane, who works at Hype Hair, Clonmel, is nominated in the category of ‘Munster Trainee of the Year’, the same title she won last year.

“Last year I was over the moon to win the title of Munster Trainee of the Year. It was a huge honour,” said Riona.

“This year, I feel like I have grown even more and am excited to enter again, with the prospect of winning for the second year in a row. I can’t wait for the awards, it’s always a great day out for the whole Hype Hair team.”

The 11th annual awards recognise exceptional business acumen and the most talented and committed salons in the Irish hairdressing industry.

There are 19 different categories in this year’s awards including: Salon Design Award, Marketing Salon of the Year and Website of the Year Award. This year’s Awards also recognise and reward the importance of front of house for the business, with a special award dedicated to Receptionist/Front of House.

The 2013 Schwarzkopf Professional Irish Hairdressing Business Awards will take place on Monday, October 21 in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Tickets are available for purchase by calling 01 404 6690. For more information on the Awards: www.ihbawards.ie or IBHA Facebook