GET TO KNOW OUR TEAM

The Hair Team for You

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PAMELA MORAN

Owner

Pam is the owner of the Ego Boost Hair Group. She qualified with distinction in Peter Mark Kilkenny and then worked with Toni & Guy in Dublin. She both holds a colour masters and business masters. She opened Ego Boost Abbeyleix 15 years ago which now employs 10 staff and has opened a second salon in Mountmellick with an additional 5 staff.
She adores her clients and loves mentoring her team so they can achieve their goals and enjoy their careers. Many of her trainees have gone on to open their own salons which is a source of huge pride to her.
She loves what she does and considers herself lucky to work with a great team of inspirational and talented stylists and friends.
When not working, Pam is either with her husband and 2 children or out running with friends. She has ran marathons in Dublin, London, New York. and Berlin. The Irish Cancer Society is a charity close to her heart as she sees the affects of cancer, all too regularly, in the salon. She has helped raised over €25,000 in the last 5 years.

SHEVA DOOLEY

Stylist

Elisheva, aka Sheva, started hairdressing at age 15 and commenced her apprenticeship at age 17 with Robert Chambers in Dublin. 4 years later she moved to Lunatic Fringe as a qualified stylist where she was later promoted to Style Director. She moved back to Laois and found her forever home at Ego Boost in 2012. Her passion is cutting, including disconnected styles and percussion cutting and she has a particular love for shorter styles.
Sheva is witty, wears her heart on her sleeve, gives 100% everyday and is uniquely kind. She is always the first one to grab her passport on any of Pam's crazy trips. She gives the best hugs and loves Haribos and the postman's daily visits! We all need a Sheva Diva in our lives.

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VAL DELAHUNTY

Stylist

Val started training at aged 16 hairdressing in the Berkeley Court Hotel in Ballsbridge. She continued her training under Frank Hession in Drumcondra where she qualified and graduated to working on fashion shows, magazine shoots and appeared on RTE. Val is a well rounded stylist with a loyal client base. Val lives in Durrow with her husband Sean and her gorgeous son Jack.
Unconcerned about timekeeping and happy to share her tools are not two things you could say about Val. However she is extremely loyal and thats what makes her the person we admire and love . You can always rely on her for an honest opinion on fashion or hairstyles. She is the longest serving member of our team and she aspires to be like her hairdressing icon, Audrey Roberts :) You can also bribe her with Cadbury's Twirls as "they give her goosbumps".

AISLING KELLY

Stylist

Aisling started hairdressing in 2010 in Templemore before qualifying at The Hair Gallery in Portarlington. Her career rapidly progressed and she soon became manager of a Portlaoise salon. Her passion for colour led her to join Ego Boost where she achieved one of her goals of obtaining a colour masters with Alfaparf Milano. 
She has a passion for colouring and styling hair, meeting new people and making them look the best versions of themselves! She loves her career at Ego Boost where her colleagues inspire her everyday.

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LOUISE ELLIS

Stylist

No one wants to gamble on their colour, which is why you want to go to the best. Louise can help whether you're looking for a complete colour overhaul or a new season look. Highly skilled in everything including highlights, balayage and tints, she always considers the growing out phase ensuring that your colour wears well as your roots come in.
Her low maintenance blonde is a favourite amongst clients. If you don't want to be held hostage by constant colour upkeep then book Louise asap.
She holds two colour masters and has appeared on Expose on TV3.

TANYA ALYWARD

Stylist

Tanya started her hairdressing career in Portlaoise College in 2014 before joining Ego Boost in 2016. She continued her training and has developed into a talented stylist. She loves all aspects of hairdressing and is passionate about upstyles, braids and Boho looks. 
She loves connecting with clients and has a warm friendly manner. When she's not in the salon she's spending time with her husband and two beautiful girls who always keep her on her toes.

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JENNIFER CARTER

Reception

Jen joined our team as receptionist in 2018 and has transformed our Abbeyleix salon into a well oiled machine. Everything from her warm welcome on arrival to her friendly motivating chats makes our salon a happier place. Jen brought significant retail and management experience from her previous roles and that shines through every day as she organises our team and clients.
A talented runner, beautiful singer, supportive friend and a lover of Galaxy bars there is little Jen can't do when she puts her mind to it. When she is not behind the desk in the salon you will often she her running the roads of Abbeyleix with her husband Wes cycling in support.

KATIE DALY

Stylist

Katie started her hairdressing career in her home town of Rathdowney before qualifying in Templemore in 2012. She has spent the last 5 years in Stylesalon where she became senior stylist and manager.
Katies commitment to training is second to none. She has trained extensively with Redken, Alfaparf and Milkshake. In addition she has recently qualified as a hairdressing educator! She believes that we all have a unique hair type with a hidden beauty that can be revealed under an experienced eye. She is experienced in all aspects of hairdressing and adores dressing and upstlying hair for special events.
Katie will ensure that you leave our salon feeling even more beautiful. You will immediately love her warm personality and sense of humour.

SAM HYLAND

Stylist

I started my hairdressing career at the age of 16, where I completed my training with Deane Hair Academy, 9 years ago. I continued to work for Deane's for 4 years before moving to Perth, Austrailia where I got to experience working in a top Australian salon, continuing to up my skill and passion for hair along the way. Upon moving home I became manager of the Blow Dry Parlour, where I worked for 4 years before becoming a Mam. 
I adore every aspect of hairdressing. I'm so passionate about making women feel good about themselves. Styles that I excel in are more natural styles, baby lights, boho curls and braids, I'm excited to be part of this beautiful team at Ego Boost

SAM HYLAND

Stylist

I started my hairdressing career at the age of 16, where I completed my training with Deane Hair Academy, 9 years ago. I continued to work for Deane's for 4 years before moving to Perth, Austrailia where I got to experience working in a top Australian salon, continuing to up my skill and passion for hair along the way. Upon moving home I became manager of the Blow Dry Parlour, where I worked for 4 years before becoming a Mam. 
I adore every aspect of hairdressing. I'm so passionate about making women feel good about themselves. Styles that I excel in are more natural styles, baby lights, boho curls and braids, I'm excited to be part of this beautiful team at Ego Boost

Stylist

Kasia is from Poland and has lived in Ireland for the last 6 years. She has worked in Poland, UK and Dublin and is bringing that international experience to Ego Boost. She is a truly passionate stylist and her famous Indian head massage relaxes you for the rest of your appointment and potentially, the rest of the day! 

The joy she gets from delighting her clients is infectious and gives a fun and passionate vibe to our salon.

NIAMH JAMES

Stylist

Niamh first started her hairdressing career as a transition year student on work experience and never looked back. She went on to qualify from Robert Chambers school of hairdressing in 2011 and is highly skilled in all aspects of hairdressing. 

Niamh has a particular love for upstyling. She is our bridal specialist, has competed in upstyling competitions  and been nominated for bridal awards. She has a keen eye for detail and is a perfectionist when it comes to finishing a style. 

CHRISTINE CONROY RYAN

Stylist

Christine qualified with distinction from Peter Mark in Dublin in 2000 and has spent the last 15 years as a senior stylist in Tullamore. Christine has trained with L'oreal, Joico and Wella and has a wide range of experience in all aspects of hairdressing and is a pleasure to chat to.

Christine listens closely to all her clients to ensure they get the look they want. She is valued for her advice on what styles suit her clients and she constantly evolves your look so you leave our boutique salon feeling confident and beautiful. Christine is originally from Mountmellick and is excited to return to her home town.

When she is not doing hair she loves to spend time with her family, husband Paul, two daughters Mollie and Alison.

KASHIA LECHOWSKA

Stylist

Kasia is from Poland and has lived in Ireland for the last 6 years. She has worked in Poland, UK and Dublin and is bringing that international experience to Ego Boost. She is a truly passionate stylist and her famous Indian head massage relaxes you for the rest of your appointment and potentially, the rest of the day! 

The joy she gets from delighting her clients is infectious and gives a fun and passionate vibe to our salon.

LAURA WHITE

Stylist

Laura is originally from Dublin and is living in Mountmellick for the last 14 years. She started her career in Peter Mark before joining Ego Boost Abbeyleix and has spent the last 7 years in a salon where she rose to salon manager.

She will greet you with a smile and make sure you leave feeling special and loving your hair. She is a well rounded stylist who cuts, colours and styles. Her warm friendly personality and attention to detail makes her not just an exceptional stylist, but a pleasure to spend your appointment with. During her free time she is on the pitch with the Mountmellick "Mothers and Others" and is also a mum to three beautiful children.

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