Limerick's Most Prestigious Barber Shop

Get you Barber Career started in 2018

2nd January 2018




Our Academy will be back open on jan 24th with our 1st introduction course of 2018 we have 2 places left on this course . Our 12 week accredited course with Frank will start back on Feb 6th to book your place just drop us an email to or check out our website

Champions Cup chop

17th December 2017






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JJ Hanrahan & David Kilcoyne called in this week for a tidy up ahead of this weekends Champions Cup clash with the Leicester Tigers . They also picked up some of the latest produ cts from 1922 keune


Retro Barber Shop 10th Birthday

6th December 2017


Fantastic Weekend 10th birthday celebrations at Retro . Spin South West were in the shop on sat for lots of prizes and goodies to give away  followed by drinks with family friends and customers , thank you all for the good wishes we really appreciate your continued support over the last 10 years . Looking forward to the futue growth & expansion of Retro Barber Shop & Academy .

Bellissimo Galway Masteclass

22nd November 2017

Retro Academy’s  director travelled to Bellissimo Galway last sunday for another sold out course thanks so much for your hospitality here is a few highlights from the day . Delighted to get to demonstrate such s variety of work on 4 fantastic models . Check out some of Frank’s demos hereunnamed-3

Fading Masterclass

1st October 2017



 Location . Retro Barber Shop Limerick

Sunday oct 8th 10am -4pm

Model required for afternoon session if doing full day .

Certs included
Limited places

Ideal for Hairdressers & Barbers who want to perfect the blending , clipper and fading work
Contact details on Poster

IHF Irish Barber Team at Retro

16th January 2017
We are delighted to announce  that Retro Academy will be hosting a 1 day barbering seminar and workshop on Feb 19th
This 1 day course is ideal for hairdressers or  junior or senior barbers .
We will have 6 of Ireland leading barbers and educators demonstrating their skills and sharing a wealth of barbering experience .
Our 6 educators have a wealth of experience and achievements
Luke Duffy                3 Time Irish Champion , OMC Europe Cup Silver medalist
Kristine Eglite           2015 Irish Champion L’oreal Mens image Finalist
Vinnie Kearns           OMC Europe Cup Bronze Medalist  2016
Frank Hackett           British Barber Finalist , L’oreal Mens image Finalist
Richie Lalor               OMC Silver Medalist and Multiple  IHF award winner
Derek O Donnell      British barber Battle Finalist , Visionary Awards Finalist 2016
 Full day Includes morning demo  , lunch and  afternoon practical
1 model needed for afternoon session .
 Morning only tickets are available also
To book text 0879223165 or email us at

Modern & Traditional Barbering Course OCT 16th

11th October 2016



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Ideal for hairdressers and junior barbers looking for more confidence and experience with their gents cuts and feel the 1 day course may not be long enough. This course is highly practical so models are essential focusing on traditional and modern barber techniques. This class can be tailor made made to suit your learning needs.

Course Cost: Morning Look & Learn €50
Full Day with afternoon workshop €100
Models are required

Course Content

Clipper Confidence
Blending /Fading
Razor Fades
Professional Finish on Haircuts
Traditional Barbering Techniques

Email us on to book your place