Meet Our Team

About Queen

When entering into a Queen Salon you step into a World of Elegance and Style and will discover a haven of luxury and exquisite hair services. Our mission is simple – to make you feel like royalty, elevating your style and confidence with each visit.

Queen Salon group invite you to sample our modern and inviting ambience, creating the perfect backdrop for your hair transformation journey. Our team of skilled and passionate hairstylists are dedicated to delivering personalised services tailored to your unique preferences and desires.

Indulge in an array of exceptional hair services that will leave you feeling fabulous and looking sensational. From stunning hair colours and expert cuts to flawless blow-drys, tints, and styles, we offer a comprehensive menu of treatments to enhance your natural beauty and accentuate your individuality.

In a Queen Salon, we believe in creating a welcoming sanctuary where you can relax, unwind, and let our expert stylists work their magic. With a focus on the latest trends and techniques, we are committed to crafting the perfect look that complements your personality and lifestyle.

Experience the magic of a Queen Salon – where elegance meets unmatched hair expertise. Book your appointment today and let us create a style that reflects your true essence. Embrace the beauty of your hair and reign as the Queen of style!

Pauline Whelan

Colour Specialist, Managing Director and Owner

Introducing PAULINE WHELAN; Colour specialist, Managing Director & Owner of QUEEN Salons. This dynamic leader has been in the industry for over 25 years; beginning her QUEEN journey when she joined forces with our founder the late John Maher to open QUEEN Stillorgan. Since John’s Passing, Pauline has taken the reins to bring the QUEEN brand into the future.

Nikki Donagan

General Manager

Introducing NIKKI DONAGAN; This lady needs no introduction! Former business owner & QUEEN member for 7 years, Nikki is adored by her fellow team members & clients alike. Nikki is literally the GLUE that holds us all together & keeps the show on the road.  She is our General Manager & can be found Front of House in all 3 of our salon locations.

Michelle Kinsella

Senior Stylist and Colourist

Michelle is a senior stylist & colourist with over 20 years experience. A perfectionist at heart she is dedicated to ensuring all of her clients have an amazing salon experience from start to finish as well as achieving her clients hair goals. She believes a good consultation is paramount to a successful outcome. She loves cutting and colouring and specialises in highlighting and balayage. Michelle is based in our Stillorgan branch.

Sophie Sorohan

Senior Stylist

Introducing SOPHIE SOROHAN; A senior stylist with an eye for detail! She is a total perfectionist with exceptional cutting and colouring expertise .Her calm and professional manner puts clients at ease.

Sinead White

Senior Stylist and Technician

Introducing SINEAD WHITE; A senior Stylist & technician.

Sinead is one of our original and most popular stillorgan team members, we are thrilled to have her back at queen after she has spent some time abroad in Holland & the UK working as a top stylist. Sinead has 15 years industry experience and has worked & trained in some of Dublins leading salons.

Sinead specialises in cutting but also loves colouring especially balayage she is exceptional at upstyling and finishing techniques, Her warm and bubbly personality puts all of her clients at ease..

Tammy cousins

Senior Stylist

Introducing Tammie, our esteemed Senior Stylist, bringing over two decades of industry expertise to our team. With a distinguished background, having once owned Foxy Locks Hair Salon, Tammie’s journey in hairdressing began in Limerick, where she diligently honed her craft. Throughout her illustrious career, she has remained dedicated to the artistry of hairstyling, specializing in colour changes/corrections and vibrant hues, while exhibiting a particular flair for upstyling.

Tammie’s fervent commitment to excellence is evident in her continuous pursuit of knowledge and skill enhancement. Passionate about staying abreast of the latest trends and techniques, she actively engages in ongoing education to deliver nothing short of exceptional service to her clientele.

Tammy Cousins

Caren Cullen​

Creative Director

Caren is a highly creative award winning stylist and colourist with 24 years experience in the industry, has many accolades to her name. She specialises in cutting and creating bespoke hairstyles for her clients as well as occasion hair and wedding hair. Caren has extensive business knowledge having been a previous salon owner. Caren has worked on both london and new york fashion week as brand ambassador for moroccan oil.

Lisa Verlin


Introducing LISA VERLIN; A Stylist with 32 years of industry experience and  trained in all aspects of hairdressing. Lisa loves making her clients look and feel good and is really focused on listening to her clients needs so she can deliver the perfect result for them.

Patrick Ryan

Manager and Master Colourist

Introducing PATRICK RYAN; Manager, Master Colourist and an all round expert in haircutting & upstyling! Patrick has over 25 years industry experience and is loved by his loyal clientele. He is passionate about delivering first class customer service & believes you never stop learning.

Elle Gazibar

Elle Gazibar

Elle Esthetics | The skin Savant
Introducing Elle, your skin care specialist based in Newbridge, with roots firmly grounded in Ashbourne. As a fully qualified and insured esthetician, I’m committed to perfecting the art and science of skin care. At Ele Esthetics, we’re proud to be recognised as a leading skin care clinic. Recently honoured with the All-Ireland Business Foundation Business All-Star Rising Star in Aesthetic Medicine 2024 accreditation, our clinic offers a range of treatments using trusted brands like Murad and Hydrofacial. Whether you’re after a rejuvenating facial or a tailored skincare regimen, let’s embark on this journey to radiant skin together. Discover the beauty within with Elle Esthetics.

Andy Nolan

Creative Colourist

Andy is a creative colourist who has worked with some of Ireland’s leading salons. Andy has a passion for colour and also has a passion for styling and upstyling. We are delighted to have Andy on our team in Queen Jetland.

Jade Daly

Front of House

Jade graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and has 10 years of experience working in customer service roles. She enjoys delivering excellent customer service and has been working in the hair and beauty industry for the past 5 years.

Brenda Kelly


Introducing BRENDA KELLY; Receptionist extraordinaire! Brenda is an experienced receptionist and joins Nikki Donegan as part of our front of house team. Brenda is passionate about customer service and ensuring every client has and exceptional experience at QUEEN.

Amy - Manager & Colour Specialist


Manager & Colour Specialist

Meet Amy, your hair magician! As a L’Oreal Colour Specialist and Wella Colour Master, she’s not just a stylist but a true artist. Amy excels in colour corrections, blondes, brunettes, and stunning balayage. Beyond the chair, she’s an education enthusiast, staying updated on trends. Leave not only with a fabulous look but also tips to maintain it. For retail lovers, Amy guides you to top-notch hair products. As a certified Bellini hair extensionist, she’s your go-to for tapes, bonds, and weaves. Amy isn’t just a hair expert; she’s our salon’s boho queen, infusing free-spirited style into everything she does.

Get ready for a transformation that goes beyond your hair!


Colour Specialist

Queen hairdressers cutlery road are delighted to welcome Hannah to there team Hannah has been hairdressing for 9 years. In 2014, she earned her diploma in hairdressing and later pursued a Colour Masters qualification in 2022, focusing on her passion for Colour and Cutting. Beyond that, she specialise on Upstyles, Bridal work, and extensions. Working with most extension brands she can do tapes, bonds and beads. I’ve been fortunate to participate in photoshoots and events that have allowed her to collaborate with influential personalities and renowned brands in the hairdressing industry.
She want to make every client feel their best, creating a positive and memorable experience.




Shona, from Kildare and I’m delighted to be working with Queen and the team. She 8 years experience in working within the hair industry and there’s nothing she loves more. She specialise in colour and blowdrying, styling, hair extensions and cuts. Her mission is too have her clients leave with a smile on their face and get them the result they want to achieve with their hair no matter how big or small the task is . I look forward to meeting everyone 🥰



Meet Angelene, our newest stylist at Queen Newbridge! At 36, she brings 17 years of hairstyling passion to the team.

Hairdressing is Angelene’s morning motivation, and creating beautiful hair to change lives makes her truly happy! Her real passion lies in color and upstyles. She loves the challenge of meeting each client’s unique needs and goals, finding it incredibly rewarding.

Angelene excels in attention to detail and actively listens to her clients.

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