Mary O’Donoghue

Recognised as a trailblazer for progression and innovation Mary has transformed the world of beauty in Kerry and beyond and has made many strides to bring the industry into the twenty first century. A mentor to many she has drawn on her 30 years of hands-on experience as both a Spa, Clinic and Educator in the Health, Beauty and Aesthetic Industry to bring it to the next level in Kerry.

Her background has provided her with a unique and diverse skill set, allowing her to offer a wide variety of services including extensive training in Ireland’s Top Beauty Courses in The Sanctuary Beauty Academy located in Tralee. Driven by a thirst for knowledge and self improvement Mary is ITEC, CIBTAC and CIDESCO qualified and has a vast array of diplomas in aesthetics, laser and skincare. She brings her expertise and knowledge to training and developing therapists for the needs and demands of the beauty industry today.

Due to her extraordinary commitment to the industry she has been recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award, is All-Star Business Accredited for Salon in Kerry 2021, has won Team of the Year and is also the winner of Kerry Beauty Business of the Year. She takes pride in being a founder member of CIDESCO Section Ireland holding the position of Vice President for 4 years, President for five years and is currently the first in Ireland to represent CIDESCO at board level sitting as International Vice-President of the organisation.