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Video column: The Hairdresser – an inside look at working life in Dublin's city centre

As part of a series of interviews with Dubliners, journalist Eoin Lynch and photographer Deirdre Brennan speak with Corina O’Reilly, a former salon owner in the heart of the city.

Eoin Lynch and Deirdre Brennan

THE ‘DUBLINERS’ SERIES is glimpse into the lives of some of the characters living in a city where history and modernity collide on a daily basis. Told through sound and image this series brings the viewer a wide array of people who call Dublin their home.

Perfect Touch a hairdressing salon on the corner of Kevin Street and New Bride Street in Dublin’s city centre. Owned and run by the industrious Corina O’Reilly, Perfect Touch was not only a salon but also a focal point for many people around the community to gather. For anyone who visited Perfect Touch there was always a warm welcome and plenty of banter.

Perfect Touch closed down in October 2013.
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