Brian Cunningham’s Hair Beauty and Style Awards descended on Hotel Kilkenny on Sunday night 12th March 2023. This National Award ceremony which takes place all over the country saw businesses in the Hair, Beauty and Style sectors in the Carlow and Kilkenny region being honored and recognised.

TV Broadcaster and Fashion Designer Brendan Courtney was at the helm as MC once again with Judges on the night including the Chairperson of the judging panel Glenda Gilson, Makeup Artist Derrick Carberry and Samia Longchambon (Maria From Coronation Street) giving out the top prizes in a range of categories.

Brian Cunningham who is known as a celebrity agent, Event Management Firm and Travel Company and hosts and owns The Hospitality Awards, The Customer Service Awards and introduced the Hair, Beauty and Style Awards last year and the reaction from the industry has been fantastic. Speaking on the night Brian Cunningham paid tribute to all the businesses who work tirelessly in the industry making people look and feel good daily and paid tribute to all the owners who have faced severe challenges over the last number of years including the pandemic of Covid 19, the increase in costs to owning a business and so much more.

There was a lot of excitement as the awards began with fantastic entertainment by Louis Younge on Saxaphone and DJ. Diarmuid Guinan performed during the meal with music provided by Wrecking Ball after the awards.

Brian Cunningham’s Hair Beauty and Style Awards will continue with Laois and Offaly next up on April 2nd at the Midlands Park Hotel in Portlaoise.

Full List of Winners are as follows

Photography by Arthur Zukayev