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IHF AGM 2016

IHF AGM 2016

 

The IHF AGM, for current IHF members will take place on Monday 9th May at Brooks Hotel, Dublin

 

Current members are invited to submit motions and nominations in writing (by email or post) to the IHF office on or before Friday 15th April 2016.

 

For further details please contact the IHF office on: 086-6995003/056-8833808 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

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KEEP VAT @ 9%

KEEP VAT AT 9%

 

The IHF has an important message to deliver regarding:

 

  • VAT
  • Hairdressing JLC 
  • Hairdressing Apprenticeship  

 

Join the campaign working towards securing the future of yourindustry.

 

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KEEP VAT@9% for the hairdressing industry.

 

The IHF will hold and EGM for its members on Monday 8th February 2016 to discuss the above issues.  For further details please contact the IHF office on 056-8833808/0866995003 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

IHF Star Team 2016

 IHF STAR TEAM 2016

The search is on for the next IHF STAR TEAM..........Get your entry form in today.   For only 20 Euro you could be in with a chance to win place on the IHF STAR TEAM and enjoy 12 months FREE training and education along side industry greats.

Down load your entry form HERE.

 

ALL applicants will be invited to an education evening at the Wella Studio in July which will give candidate a sneak preview of what will lie ahead in the search for the next IHF STAR TEAM.  Prior to this only the top 24 were invited to the education evening ........THIS YEAR ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE INVITED TO THE EDUCATION evening before the top 24 are selected.

 

DO NOT MISS THIS AMAZING OPPORTUNITY TO ENTER THE IHF STAR TEAM COMPETITION......

 

 

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IHF STAR TEAM 2015 PRESS RELEASE

 Suspense, anticipation, nerve wrecking, excitement, amazement, exhilarating, emotional, laughter, tears of joy and relief, disappointment, companionship and graciousness are some of the words that describe the IHF Star Team Grand Final on Sunday 15th November.  

The IHF Star Team competition has gone from strength to strength over the past few years.  In July 2015 a panel of judges worked on the first stage of the journey selecting the top 24 candidates from over 150 entries.  A very high standard of talent, competitiveness and skill were evident from the level of entries received.  The top 24 candidates attended a boot camp training day in Dublin followed by two days of assessment and interviews.  

The top 13 finalists attended the IHF Star Team Grand Final in the Hilton Dublin Hotel, Charlemont Place, Dublin 2 where the top 4 apprentices in hairdressing in Ireland were announced.  The award winning stylist Olive Tucker Lee from House of Colour will mentor the four lucky talented apprentices over the next 12 months.   They will enjoy the benefits of a year long education programme, photo shoots, catwalk shows and hair events nationally and internationally. 

The IHF Star team consists of 4 amazing hairdressers with a passion, enthusiasm and drive that represent the future of Irish Hairdressing. 

The aim of the IHF Star Team is to give talented young hairdressers in the industry the opportunity to develop their skills by offering them the highest standards possible in mentoring and coaching from industry legends. 

The IHF are proud to announce the IHF Star Team 2015 – Elaine Holden, Rustiq Salon, Kilkenny, Zara McEntyre, House of Colour, Dublin, Lisa O’Donoghue, Vanilla Hair Design, Carlow and Erica Masterson, La Mode Hair & Beauty, Dublin.  

 

 

 

 IHF STAR TEAM....the journey continues

 

Congratulations to the following candidates that qualified for the next round of the IHF Star Team.....

  • Clare Fitzgerald, Bankz, Portlaois, Co Laois
  • Elaine Holden, Rustiq Salon, Kilkenny
  • Lisa O'Donoghue, Vanilla Hair Design, Carlow
  • Michaela O'Mara, Lynda Mahers Hair Studio, Carlow
  • Sandra O'Sullivan, Sean Taaffe Hairdressing, Tralee, Co Kerry
  • Ciara Cunningham, House of Colour, Drogheda, Co Louth
  • Bonnie Donnelly, House of Colour Drogheda, Co Louth
  • Naimh Binead, Rum Toffee Creative Hair, Dublin
  • Kellie Hanlon, La Mode Hair & Beauty, Dublin
  • Erica Masterson, La Mode Hair & Beauty, Dublin
  • Jade Rowe, Zeba Hairdressing, Dublin
  • Nicole De'Torre, House of Colour, Dublin
  • Gill Treacy, House of Colour, Dublin
  • Vicky Hernon, House of Colour, Dublin
  • Zara McEntyre, House of Colour, Dublin

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July 2015

IHF STAR TEAM 

PRESS RELEASE

 

AMAZING NEWS !

The search is on….over 100 entries to the IHF Star Team 2015 were analysed by an expert panel of judges on Monday 13th July.  24 lucky candidates have been selected to go forward for the search for the top four apprentices in Ireland..what a challenge for these young apprentices.

 

The search by the IHF for the top four apprentices is about finding four candidates that have personal drive, natural talent and a stage presence that oozes personality!!!  The journey for this years lucky applicants will begin on the 10th August at an inspirational evening hosted by Project manager David Campbell and team mentor Olive Tucker.  The candidates will complete their first assessment day on 26th August and those that make it through to the next stage will be assessed on Monday 28th September.  The group will be narrowed down to the top 15 at that stage.

 

The aim of the IHF Star Team is to give talented young hairdressers in the industry the opportunity of developing their skills by offering them the highest standards possible in mentoring and coaching from industry legends.

 

Join us on Sunday 15th November at the Hilton, Hotel,Charlemont Place, Dublun 2 for the IHF Icon Awards night where the top four finalists will be announced and their amazing 12 month journey with Olive T ukcer will begin.  They will enjoy the benefits of a year long education programme, photo shoots, catwalk shows, and hair events both internationally and nationally.

The very best of luck to each candidate from the Irish Hairdressers Federation.

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ANNOUNCING THE..............

 STAR TEAM 2015 COMPETITION

Get your entries in today for the IHF Star Team Competition 2015.....

don't miss a fantastic opportunity to win 12 months free education....

down load your entry form today....

for further details please contact the IHF office - 0866995003 or 056-8833808,

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 ENTER TODAY - IHF STAR TEAM 2015

NOTE: THE CLOSING DATE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 10th JULY 2015 

Download ENTRY FORM HERE

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IHF Team Ireland

 

 

 

OMC EUROPEAN CUP OPEN HAIRDRESSING CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

at Porte de Versailles, Paris.  

 

SEPTEMBER 2016

 

 

 

IHF LADIES TEAM IRELAND

 

  • Ladies 3rd Place in Europe - Team Bronze Medals in Fashion on Long Hair also 4th place in Europe in Team Ladies Live Model Fashion on Long Hair.

  • 5th place in Fantasy in Europe for Veronique-Francoise Kuehn

  • 5th place in Fantasy Mannequin for Naramon O’Gara

 

IHF GENTS TEAM IRELAND

 

  • 3rd place in the OMC Fashion Category Senior Gent’s Total Salon Look 2016 – Vinnie Kearns

  • 5th place in the OMC Fashion Category Senior Gent’s Total Salon Look 2016 – Frank Hackett

  • 5th place in the OMC Senior Gent’s Fashion Avant Garde  - Frank Hackett

 

ON LINE PHOTOGRAPHIC

 

Global Stylist of the Year Photographic Awards:

 

  • 3rd place in the OMC Stylist of the Year Online Photographic Gents Short Trend Category - John Coss

  • 4th place in the OMC Stylist of the Year Online Photographic Gents Short Trend Category - Frank Hackett

 

  • 5th place in the OMC Global Ladies Stylist of the Year 2016  –Bridget Haren

 

 

IHF LADIES AND GENTS TEAM IRELAND September 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Team Ireland update…  and OMC...     May 2015

 

Six competitors travelled to Kuala Lumpur Malaysia in May to compete for the OMC Asia Open Cup in Hairdressing. They were: Wayne Partridge, Bridget Haren, Sean Taaffe, Florin Ghile, Marina Hayes, Wenda Partridge. They were joined by manager Maeve O’Healy-Harte, progressive trainer Tindaro Orfici and makeup artist Michelle O’Connor.

They entered four categories:

Ladies Full Fashion and Ladies Progressive Haircut and Colour

Ladies evening style and Ladies Day style on long hair

Results Top ten

Progressive Full Fashion

Wayne Partridge Gold Winner

Sean Taaffe Bronze

Florin Ghile 4th place

Bridget Haren 5th place

 

Progressive Haircut & Colour (completed on competition floor)

Bridget Haren Gold winner

Florin Ghile 5th place 

Sean Taaffe and Wayne Partridge joint 6th place

 

Marina Hayes 9th place

 

Congratulations to all of the above from the IHF

 

 

 

 

The IHF would like to wish IHF Team Ireland competitors every success at the OMC Asia Cup in Kuala Lumpa Malaysia on the 14th - 19th May 2015.


The following competitors will compete:

Wayne Partridge, Wayne Lloyd Hairdressing
Bridget Haren, Altamond Hair
Sean Taaffe, Sean Taaffe Hair Group
Florin Ghile, Zeba Hairdressing
Marina Hayes, Foxy Chopper
Wenda Partridge, Wayne Lloyd Hairdressing
Team Manager: Maeve O'Healy-Harte, MOHH

 

NEWS FROM THE OMC RUSSIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 16th NOVEMBER 2014....

CONGRATULATIONS to.......Paul Donnelly (Alison Paul Int Salon, Dublin) winner of the OMC  Best World Mens Image  

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO John Coss (Bankz Portlaoise) who was placed third in the OMC Best World Mens Image 

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS to IHF TEAM IRELAND on their fantastic success at the weekend during the OMC World Hairdressing Championships in Frankfurt.

 

  • 4 World Bronze Medals for IHF Team Ireland
  • IHF Team Ireland won 3rd place in the OMC World Team Awards

Congratulations to all involved:

  • Wayne Partridge, Wayne Lloyd Hairdressing, Cork
  • Aaron Healy, Wayne Lloyd Hairdressing, Cork
  • Suzie Dowling, Peter Mark, Dublin
  • Bridget Haren, Altamonda, Ennis, Co Clare
  • Sean Taaffe, Sean Taaffe Hairdressing, Killarney, Co Kerry
  • Martha Plechowska, Sean Taaffe Hairdressing, Killarney, Co Kerry
  • John Coss, Bankz Hair Group, Portlaois, Co Laois
  • Jacqueline Layton, Jacql Hair Design, Dalkey, Co Dublin
  • Martha Galvin, Allure Hairdressing, Ballina, Co Mayo
  • Amanda Whittome, Melo Yelo, Hugh Campbell, Limerick
  • Teresa Molloy, MOHH, Athlone, Co Westmeath
  • Gemma Crossan, Hot Head, Sligo
  • Paul McCarthy, Bazzers, Cork

Team Manager: Maeve O'Healy-Harte, Mens Juror: Paul Donnelly, Ladies Juror: David Murray

 

World Bronze Medals for Team Ireland

 

IHF TEAM IRELAND 2014


The best of luck to IHF Team Ireland as they prepare for the OMC World Championships in Frankfurt in May 2014.  The IHF are proud to continue their sponsorship of IHF Team Ireland in 2014 and wish all those competing every success.

  • Wayne Partridge, Wayne Lloyd Hairdressing, Cork
  • Aaron Healy, Wayne Lloyd Hairdressing, Cork
  • Suzie Dowling, Peter Mark, Dublin
  • Bridget Haren, Altamonda, Ennis, Co Clare
  • Sean Taaffe, Sean Taaffe Hairdressing, Killarney, Co Kerry
  • Martha Plechowska, Sean Taaffe Hairdressing, Killarney, Co Kerry
  • John Coss, Bankz Hair Group, Portlaois, Co Laois
  • Jacqueline Layton, Jacql Hair Design, Dalkey, Co Dublin
  • Martha Galvin, Allure Hairdressing, Ballina, Co Mayo
  • Amanda Whittome, Melo Yelo, Hugh Campbell, Limerick
  • Teresa Molloy, MOHH, Athlone, Co Westmeath
  • Gemma Crossan, Hot Head, Sligo
  • Paul McCarthy, Bazzers, Cork

Team Manager: Maeve O'Healy-Harte, Mens Juror: Paul Donnelly, Ladies Juror: David Murray

CONGRATULATIONS.....to IHF Team Ireland on their successes at the OMC European Cup Open in Moscow......

  • OMC Combination Fashion Team Awards: Gemma Crossan, Hot Head, Sligo and Marta from Sean Taaffe Hairdressing, Kerry.
  • OMC Prestige - Global World Hairstylist of the Year Awards (ladies and mens)
  • OMC Prestige - Global World Hairstylist of the Year Awards (ladies and mens)
  • 2nd Place Ladies Short Trend Award -  Wayne Partridge
  • Winning Young Talent Ladies Long Hair Fashion
  • Brendan Hunt (MOHH Academy)
  • Winner Avant Garde Award
  • Maeve O'Healy-Harte
  • Overall winner: Maeve O'Healy-Harte OMC Prestige Global World Hairstylist of the Year
    4th Place: Mens Fashion - Paul Donnelly
    4th Place: Young Talent
    Inses Rusmane (MOHH Salon)
    5th Place Mary O'Kieffe (MOHH Academy)

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Team Ireland

Team Ireland will compete in the OMC European Cup Open in Moscow in September and the IHF are proud to continue their sponsorship of IHF Team Ireland and wish all on the team the best of luck.

 

Moscow here they come...

IHF Team Ireland – Hairdressing are all set for the OMC European Hairdressing Championships in Russia.

Nine hairdressers from all over Ireland will compete at the OMC European Hairdressing Championships on the 26-27 September this year being held in Russia. This is the fourth time a hairdressing team from Ireland will compete in Moscow. They have also competed in Chicago, Helsinki, Oslo, Montevideo, Frankfurt, Riga and Paris to name just a few cities. Their success over the last few years is phenomenal  having been awarded over 125 Gold, Silver and Bronze medals at International, European and World Championship level plus several cups and trophies. Also travelling are.... Maeve O’Healy-Harte Team Manager) David Murray (Chameleon Drogheda Co Louth) Ladies Juror for Ireland.  Paul Donnelly (Alison Paul International. Rathfarnham Dublin)as Mens Juror for Ireland and Teresa Conroy (Salon 2 Sligo) IHF Trainee Hairdresser of the year 2013. Just one of the prizes awarded to Tereas as winner of the IHF Trainee Hairdresser of the Year title a this years IHF Championships 2013.

Every success to all involved and safe travelling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TEAM IRELAND TRAVEL TO MILAN......

OMC Individual World Championships, Milan, October 2012

 

Congratulations to all who participated in Team Ireland (Ladies Hairdressing and Barbering) at the OMC Individual World Championships in Milan earlier this month.  Below is a list of the achievements by Team Ireland in Milan.  Members of the team were: Louise Jordan, Helen Reavey, Wayne Partridge, Aaron Healy, Bridget Haron, Jacqui Layton, Stephen McCarron, Mary Duffy, Joanne O'Neill, Brian Garvey and Paul Donnelly, Team Manager and co-ordinator Maeve O'Healy-Harte and Mary Kennedy.

OMC Congress Awards

Congratulations to Charles Hussey on receiving the medal of Achievement for his work within the organisation. He was missed by all the delegates who know him for so long.

OMC Prestige Awards

Congratulations to Raimondas Pasternackis  on receiving the awards for the Mens Short Trend Hairstyle Mens 2nd

 Congratulations to Louise, Maeve and Stephanie from MOHH who won 4 titles in the Ladies Categories Avant Garde and Long Hair.

Also well done to students Theresa, Vanessa and Sarah from MOHH Academy who were winners in the Ladies Long Hair and Short Cut categories.

OMC Schools Championships

Fantastic achievement by student Melissa from MOHH Academy won silver in the Long Hair category and just missed a Gold medal by ¾ of a point.

OMC Globe Awards

MOHH Academy Ireland won one of the OMC BEST Schools award.

IRELAND won 10 medals and the Academy award for  at the OMC Individual Word Championships in Milan in October 2012.

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The Ladies Hairdressing Team 2010 that will represent Ireland at the OMC World Hairdressing Championships are:

 

  • Wayne Partridge, Wayne Lloyd, Cork
  • Lousie Jordan, Bellissimo, Galway
  • Mary Duffy, Zen Hair & Rathdowney, Co Laois
  • Amanda Whittome, Hugh Campbell, Limerick
  • Jacqui Layton, Jacql Hair, Dublin
  • Philip Rochford, Oxygen, Wexford
  • Carla McQuillan, House of Colour Dublin
  • Olive Tucker House of Colour, Dublin
  • Darren Lacken House of Colour, Dublin
  • Helen Reavey, Peter Mark, Dublin
  • Mary Jo Cassidy, Peter Mark, Dublin
  • Bridget Haren, Ennis, Bridget Haren Hairdressing, Co Clare
  • Carolann McGuirk, Reds, Dublin
  • Joanne O\'Neill, Dunloy, Co Antrim

TEAM MANAGER: Maeve O\'Healy-Harte

Jury: Mary Kennedy

 

EVERY SUCCESS TO TEAM IRELAND AT THE WORLD

HAIRDRESSING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN PARIS - NOVEMBER 2010

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 IRISH BARBERING TEAM 2010

Travelling to the OMC World Hairdressing Championships in Paris in November 2010

 

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The successes of Team Ireland

Gold Medals

2007 Gold Medals European Cup Open Frankfurt (Ladies Full Fashion)

2007 Gold Medals Norway Cup Open Oslo (Fantasy) 
2007 Trophies European Tournament Overall Cup 2007 (Ladies Fashion Combination)

2007 Trophies 2nd Place Global Stylist of the Year 2007 (Mixed Styles)

2007 Trophies 3rd Place Global Stylist of the Year (Mixed Styles)

2007 Trophies 3rd Place Global Stylist of the Year 2007 (Trend Cut)

2007 Silver Medals European Cut Open Frankfurt (Ladies Full Fashion)

2007 Silver Medals Mondial Coiffure Beauty Paris (Ladies Full Fashion)

Silver Medals Norway Cup Open Oslo (Ladies Long Hair Open)

2007 Silver Medals Norway Cup Open (Ladies Full Fashion)

2007 Silver Medals Norway Cup Open Oslo (Fantasy)

2007 Bronze Medals European Cut Open Frankfurt (Ladies Full Fashion)

2007 Bronze Medals Mondial COiffure Beauty (Ladies Full Fashion)

2007 Bronze Medals Norway Cup Open 2007 (Fantasy)

2008 1 Gold, 2 Silver Hairdressing World Championships, Chicago

2008 9 Medals, 2nd Overall in championships International Hairdressing Open Championships Athens

2008 5 Medals, 2nd Overall in Championships Mondial Coiffure Beaute Paris

TEAM IRELAND
2009 will see Ireland being represented at International and European level as follows:

International Hairdressing Open Championships Oslo in May 2009
European Cup Open Hairdressing Championships Athens in June 2009
International Rose de Or Championships at Mondial Coiffure Beaute, Paris in September 2009

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