HEAR MORE: Monaghan image consultant on receiving coveted All-Star accreditation

A Carrickmacross based business has achieved a quality mark signifying it meets the highest standards of service and trust.

House of Colour, run by Image Consultant Maria Macklin, has been awarded the coveted All-Ireland Business All-Star accreditation.This is an independently verified standard mark for indigenous businesses, based on rigorous selection criteria.

Maria has been operating her business from Monaghan since 2015 and her aim is to show her clients how to be visible, be memorable and be their best selves by having a consistent and impactful personal brand.

Her work is more than surface, with her often using clothing, colour, an styles to help both men and women with their confidence, and acceptance of their body and appearance.

Maria spoke to our reporter Sheila Naughton about her work and also her thoughts following receipt of the accreditation :