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Model Jessie Gallagher wears a 'Creative Fantasy' hairpiece designed by last year's IHF Hairdresser of the Year at the launch of the 2014 Irish Hairdressing Championships at the National History museum in Dublin, in preparation for these important and prestigious awards which are known as the Oscars of the Irish hairdressing industry, a sector which employs almost 15,000 people.

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Model Jessie Gallagher wears a ‘Creative Fantasy’ hairpiece designed by last year’s IHF Hairdresser of the Year at the launch of the Irish Hairdressing Championships at the National History Museum in Dublin

Hugo Reis, Finbar Browne and Luke Pendlebury promote the personal finance app Wally at the Dublin web summit being held at the RDS in Dublin over the next two days.

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Hugo Reis, Finbar Browne and Luke Pendlebury promote the personal finance app Wally at the Dublin web summit being held at the RDS in Dublin over the next two days.