Patrick Gildea Hairdressing are once again proving they’re a cut above the rest after major success in the RSVP Hair Awards 2022.

The Letterkenny salon was named as Best Salon in Ulster, as well as scooping awards for the Best Stylist and Best Colourist in Ulster. 

Owner Patrick Gildea, an Irish Hairdressing Federation Icon, was awarded Best Stylist in Ulster. Patrick has been hairdressing for over 30 years and has a wonderful vision and connection with all guests – many of whom travel from all over Ireland for that special personalised cut from Patrick.

Patrick Gildea

Patrick has a real passion for all aspects of Hairdressing; his creative vision and belief for personal development for everyone around him means that the salon is constantly to the fore of the industry nationally; delivering a unique guest experience on every visit.  

New Stylist and one to watch Claudia McLaughlin was named Best Colourist in Ulster. Claudia has professionally developed over the last few years as an up and coming colourist in Ireland. She has recently completed her Master Colour Expert qualification and has a strong colour clientele. She is especially talented at personalised free hand colour with a great vision for colour placement to enhance the overall look. 

Claudia McLaughlin

Commenting on the success Patrick said “We are so proud to be selected as RSVP’s Best Salon in Ulster; this is a great team achievement. I am delighted that Claudia has been recognised for her colouring talents and look forward to seeing her further enhance her skills this year. I would like to thank RSVP for choosing us as Best Stylist, Best Colourist and Best Salon. 

When asked why the salon continues to receive awards; Patrick said “ we focus on improving a little every day”.

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