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Emotional day for owner as salon adapts to new normality

A hairdresser with 46 years experience says the pandemic has transformed the industry.

Monica Fee, who has welcomed customers to Monica's Hairstylists in Derry for four decades, said turning the keys in the salon on Monday after 14 weeks filled her with many emotions.

The usual selection of glossy magazines and offers of tea and coffee have been replaced with face-shields and a level of sanitisation that would be the envy of any hospital ward.