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.


Senior Stylist & Colourist

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.

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..

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.

Kristina Kinsella

Stylist and Technician

Introducing KRISTINA KINSELLA; One of our stylist and technician! 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.


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.

Warren Doyle

Salon Manager & Senior Stylist

Warren our Galway manager, senior stylist and newest member of the Queen team, he’s has been in the hair and education industry for 25 years. Working at the top salons and academies in 9 different countries and holding certificates from Trevor Sorbie London and Aveda Madrid. His passion is all aspects of hair colour and education and I love precision haircutting and shattered baselines. He gained huge experience on all hair texture types around the world having done hair in over 40 countries as an international educator.

Nicola Bennett

Stylist and Technician

Nikki has 20years experience and trained at Toni&Guy Limerick. She loves working as part of a team and specialises in cutting and colour. Nikki worked in Ibiza with a media company on al types of events, shoots, and music videos.

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.


Senior Stylist

Sandra has 35 years of experience in hairdressing. She has been a trainer at Belissomo Academy for 17 years. A wig expert and master colorist with Trevor Sober.

Abbie Hanlon


Abbie is our baby queen and loves all aspects of hairdressing brings life to everywhere she goes whit her bubbly personality.

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