Limerick's Most Prestigious Barber Shop

April Education Day

6th March 2020

Really looking forward to our next Education Day . Sunday April 5th @retro__barber We have one of the UKs most exciting barbers & educators @robertgrosvenor3 aka Razor Rob . We will be doing a full day workshop focusing on fading tapering and scissor work we will also be doing a colour demonstration in the morning to demonstration how to a achieve that platinum/silver look . Full Day tickets are €120 and places are limited to 8 students and we have 12 places available for the morning observation tickets which are €50 .

Retro Barber & Cut & Sew Workshop

17th February 2020

Top Top day working with Sean Bryan & Elaine Donnelly Murphy Cut & Sew Dublin for our education collaboration. Great turn out . Thanks to everyone who attended next education day is In March with Keune Ireland and also April 5th at Retro Limerick

Sold Out Fading Masterclass

14th October 2019

Great day today at Retro where we hosted a Fading Masterclass. Big thanks to all who attended and big thanks also to my models Nolan & Cion

Fading masterclass OCT 6 th

16th September 2019

Fading Course

  • 6TH OCTOBER 2019
  • 1 DAY

This course is suitable for Hairdressers and junior barbers who need more work on the fading skills and also to build confidence with their clipper work
Our Masterclass will be full of inspiration and motivation, in the morning session you will see demonstrations from Frank Hackett (Retro Barber Shop & Academy ) and Keune Ireland educator . The atmosphere is always laid back and you will be encouraged to ask as many questions possible .
We always aim to make our workshops enjoyable and tailor them to the participants needs.
If your with us for the afternoon session you will need to bring a model to work on and frank will give you the very best attention and support you throughout the class offering advice, tips, tricks and new techniques to really build and hone your expertise.The afternoon session is designed to build clipper confidence and also improve your Fading & Shaving skills .

Fading Masterclass

12th September 2019

1 Day Fading Masterclass on Sun Oct 6th at our Limerick Academy
Full Day tickets and also morning Look & Learn tickets available.
Limited places available DM

Signed Munster Jersey

16th August 2019

Big thanks to Munster Rugby head coach Johan Van Grann for looking after me with this Pro 14 official signed match Jersey it’s going to look great framed on our wall The collection of rugby memorabilia is slowly growing .

1 to 1 Barber Training

15th August 2019

I will be starting our 1 to 1 barber training courses this sept , ideal for Hairdresser of all levels , Barbers & junior Barbers , I will be doing these courses in our limerick academy or we can travel to your salon .if you need to up skill on any of the following
Scissors Cuts
Clipper Confidence
Hot Towel Shave training 
Drop me a message for enquiries
The courses will be by appointment only

Galway Masterclass

12th June 2019

I travelled to Ballinasloe Galway today to Harriet Wonderland Bruce Salon for a full day of staff training . Big thanks to Harriet and all her staff for looking after me and also to all our fantastic models who dropped in 

Keune Ireland Breathe Event 2019

10th June 2019

Amazing day at Adare Manor yesterday for the annual Keune Breathe Show . Really enjoyed putting this collection together . For my 2 male models I wanted to go for 2 classic gents styles , very cool & very structured that would represent the 1922JM Keune brand ,
My model Sophie I gave her a contemporary crop using modern & classic barbering techniques , very distinctive, very unique.
Thank you too my fantastic team that all helped creat these looks


14th February 2019

Feb Fading Masterclass has sold out I will be announcing a new date shortly for March