Irish Beauty Industry Awards 2008
By Jessica, April 8, 2008
The sixth annual IBPA Irish Beauty Industry Awards held on Sunday April 6th, was a lavish affair attracting over 400 of Irelands most glamorous beauty professionals to a gala evening at Fitzpatrick’s Castle Hotel, Killiney, Dublin.
Among the attendees on the night were TV3s glamorous news anchor Colette Fitzpatrick, also from TV3 Exposé presenter Ashling O’Loughlin, IMAGE Magazine’s acting beauty editor Kirstie McDermott, TV presenter Maura Derrane and fresh from the Spice Girls tour and the Brit Awards, nail guru to the stars Leighton Denny.
In total seventeen Awards honouring the best of Ireland’s beauty, nail and spa professionals were presented on the night.
Nádúr Spa, Ballygarry House Hotel, Tralee, Co. Kerry was the worthy recipient of the top award in the category of “Best Day Spa Of The Year”.
Gina Groves was thrilled to accept the award on behalf of Nádúr Spa and said of her delight to be acknowledged by her peers “The IBPA Irish Beauty Industry Awards are designed to reward excellence in the professional beauty and wellness industry and winning is a great honour and testament to the hard work and dedication of our team. I am very proud of this achievement”
Andrea Ni Ealaithe of the Irish division of Matis Paris Skincare, sponsors of the category “Best Day Spa Of The Year”, was on hand to present the award to Gina.