Aidan Fitzgerald and Karen Whelan deliver incomparable professional standards - recognised alike by industry and respected Salon clientele over many years. The Blackrock salon is nationally recognised as a centre of excellence by professionals and clients alike. This was recognised by the trade and 21 years after opening in Main Street, Blackrock, The then Tanaiste, Mary Harney presented Aidan with Ireland's first ever 'Award of Excellence' from the prestigious Good Salon Guide, a bible in the hairdressing sector in Britain and Ireland. His commitment is recognised by many leading players in the industry through his service as president of the Irish Hairdressing Federation.
TV and Fashion
Aidan has been resident hairdresser for R.T.E television, Live at 3, PM Live and Off the Rails. His creations have been seen on morning television- TV3 where Aidan, and his wife Karen and the team have been frequent guests.
His personable style has led to invitations to take part in the Irish Bridal Awards and to style covers for the new look Social & Personal Magazine and occasional appearances in The Sunday Independent and the Evening Herald. Aidan and Karen are regular contributors to Industry Journals in both Ireland and UK.
He has long-been a member of the panels of judges at the annual Miss Ireland/World Beauty Pageant and the annual Rose of Tralee Festival adjudicating panel.