C and N Beauty Rooms in Balbriggan has been taking clients since 10:30am this morning.
One hour and 20 minutes after opening, the salon received a knock on the door from gardaí. and was ordered to close.
Locals have mixed views about the business going against the guidelines.
“No I don’t think I’ll support them, because I’d rather get out of this as quickly as possible”, Bsaid one person.
Another local said: “Beauty salons, hairdressers, they can only have so many people in at one time anyway, so they were never overcrowded.”