Meet the Dame Street Team

Pauline Whelan

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.

Katherine Sweeney

Introducing KATHERINE SWEENEY; Our new Creative Director. With almost 30 years industry experience, Katherine brings with her a vast amount of knowledge & experience in both business,education, & hairdressing. She has an array of awards to her name. Katherine is passionate about the future success of the QUEEN brand and ensuring we continue to deliver the exceptional standard of hairdressing expertise & customer service as established by our late founder John Maher. Katherine worked beside John as an educator for Toni&Guy for many years.

Sophie Sorohan

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.

Jamie Gilbutt

Jamie Eve Garbutt

Jamie is a Senior Stylist with 15 years experience having travelled the globe and worked internationally with her career. A true perfectionist she loves all aspects of hairdressing and specialises in occasion,  wedding hair as well as extensions.  Jamie is also passionate about hair colouring including balayage, vivid colours and colour change.


Introducing VANDER; A senior stylist & colourist. With over 20 years’ experience Vander brings a wealth of experience to the team. A highly skilled professional, Vander has worked in several fashion capitals in Salons, on photo shoots and T.V. He is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese and always upskilling in the latest trends. He is an all-around talent but specializes in cutting , highlighting and balayage.

Kristina Kinsella

Introducing KRISTINA KINSELLA; One of our up and coming Junior stylists! Kristina comes from a hairdressing family background and is highly motivated and super talented. She particularly enjoys transforming her clients hair colour. We are so looking forward to watching her career progression this year.

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.