Limerick's Multi Award Winning Barber Shop & Academy

Retro is Limericks Finest Barber Shop and has recently been voted in the top 5 best barber shops in Ireland . Official stockists of 1922 Keune , Layrite & American Crew products . Owner Frank has represented Ireland at the highest level and competed at European and world championship in Paris in 2016 & 2017 . Frank is also the Irish Educator for the exclusive 1922 Keune brand . The staff at Retro are always updating their skills and up to date with all the latest styles we pride ourselves on hard work, and offering high quality, Modern & traditional cuts.
As Limerick premier barber shop you are in capable hands. Tel 061 316751

About Frank Hackett


Multi award-winning barber  Frank Hackett is renowned for pushing traditional  & modern barbering to new levels  Frank has competed at the highest level and in 2014 was a finalist in the British Barber Association finals in Newport Wales.  In 2016 he joined the elite IHF Irish Barber Team and competed in the OMC European championships  in paris and won 3 international awards  and is now preparing for the 2017 world championships . Frank  has worked with some of the worlds best barbers such as Chris Foster and Dale Ted Watkins. Frank opened Retro barber Shop  in 2007 and was an has been a huge success since.  Frank is one of Ireland’s leading barber educators conducting courses in his own academy in Limerick and in salons and hairdressing colleges all over the country.  Frank also has  awarded the title Master Craftsman in Barbering by the Hairdressing Council , the 1st barber in ireland to attain this award .



Retro Barber Academy provides the best possible entrance into the barbering industry. We are an official approved training centre and offer Certification from Vocational Training and Charitable Trust (VTCT).

Retro Barber Academy is the only training facility to offer Accredited courses in the mid west area . Our unique method of training provides students with the fundamentals to fast track their barber career in the barbering industry.

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