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If you are considering a career in hairdressing, then it is essential you train with the best in the business and enroll at The Academy by Aisling Madigan. Situated in the courtyard, Lewis Road in the heart of Killarney town, the Academy offers both full and part time Diploma courses as well as a series of beginner courses and tailored short courses aimed at those in the industry wishing to refresh or up-skill their knowledge and techniques.

Enrollment is now open and the 12 month ITEC Hairdressing Diploma course commences on October 1st, with the 18 month part time TEC Hairdressing Diploma Course commencing on January 7th 2014. A part time course in Barbering also commences on October 1st. There are flexible course payment packages available. To find out more, drop into the Academy’s open evenings from 6pm - 9pm on Tuesdays or contact Aisling Madigan directly on 64 66 22513.

Aisling Madigan, co founder, director and head tutor commented,

Hairdressing is a rewarding and challenging career and with the right qualifications and experience, allows stylists to work internationally. With this in mind, our academy offers expert tuition and only uses the professional examining authority, The Association of British and International Hairdressing Schools (recognised by the Hairdressing Council London), ITEC, VTCT to examine and certify all successful candidates. We have an excellent placement rate and our graduates have all gone on to pursue careers at top levels within the industry both in Ireland and abroad.

Aisling Madigan is cofounder, director and head tutor at the academy. She qualified in 2002 and has been with the Sean Taaffe Group since 2006. The Academy opened in September 2011. Aisling is highly trained having completed her Colour Masters in 2013, achieving the highest score of her class. She is currently completing her business masters. Her work has featured in many hairdressing and fashion magazines and her front cover work recently won the salons ‘Front of House Media Competition’. She was a key member of the creative team for the prestigious Alfaparf Pure Illusions nationwide road show. Her passion for all aspects of hairdressing makes her the perfect person to mentor students and to guide them on their career from the beginning.

The Academy by Aisling Madigan is part of the multi award-winning Sean Taaffe hair and beauty group. Today the Sean Taaffe Group employs 50 dedicated and highly trained professionals over its seven businesses throughout Kerry. Download the Sean Taaffe App from iTunes – or visit

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