About us

Riverside Spa Limited is an award-winning spa chain with over 27 staff in employment. Caroline & Margaret Thompson, owners, opened the doors of their 1st salon in 2009 as a beauty and hair salon. They then turned their attention to non-surgical body treatments and anti-ageing facial treatments where Riverside clinic is now at the fore front of the latest technology in this field.

After successfully getting Riverside Spa, Stradone established, they expanded the Riverside Chain. They now have three spas opened under the Riverside name and are opening a fourth location in 2020. These are located in :-

1)Riverside Spa, Stradone, Co Cavan

Riverside Spa Stradone is situated in a unique 200-year-old stone building dating back to the early 1800’s. Clients love the characteristics and history that it brings. Its cobblestone floors, narrow windows and horse stables area truly picturesque addition to the rural village of Stradone and to Riverside spa. Their thermal suite area includes a jacuzzi, amazing outdoor hot tub, sauna, steam room and rain shower. The converted stables are a truly beautiful restored part of the spa, which hosts their relaxation Suite.

 2)Riverside Spa, Errigal Hotel, Cootehill Co Cavan

Their 2nd location, The Errigal Country House Hotel is a luxury four-star hotel, it is a family owned and operated and is renowned for its warm welcome and traditional Irish hospitality. At Riverside Spa Errigal, they ensure you will experience a relaxing day and you will leave feeling revitalised and refreshed following pure tranquillity from your spa treatments.

3)Riverside Spa, Kells. Co Meath

Their 3rd Location, Riverside Spa Kells, is a Day Spa with bespoke features. Here clients can enjoy all the fabulous treatments and packages that Riverside spa is renowned for. With less than an hour drive from Dublin, Riverside Spa Kells is centrally located and will ensure your spa day is perfect in every way.

4)Opening in 2020, Riverside Spa, Oldcastle, Co Meath

Their 4th Location, Riverside Spa, Oldcastle, is going to be a jewel in the Riverside chain, when completed, this picturesque setting will have a thermal village with out door hot tubs and saunas and landscaped garden. The 1800’s house which stands on the grounds will be renovated back to its splendour. Riverside Spa Oldcastle will be a beautiful day spa with lots of charm.


They also, run an aesthetic beauty distribution company, Ellabella, which offers innovative and market leading range of professional aesthetic machines to beauty salons, spas and clinics nationwide. They currently have 6 machines that they sell through Ella Bella. These machines are for a range of anti-aging, weight loss and laser hair removal treatments. Having one (or more!) of these machines in your salon brings the salon into the non-surgical and aesthetics market. This market is growing quickly in both Ireland and Europe and people in this age bracket (typically age 35-70+) have higher spending capability. This high end advanced technology is the future for the beauty industry and they are at the forefront ahead of their competitors in making an impact in this area.


This year, Caroline and Maggie open the doors to another beautifully restored building where Riverside Academy of Hair & Beauty will operate from. This purpose-built academy will ensure that students will have the very best in latest beauty & hair treatments. Not only in core beauty and hair training, but from the non-surgical and anti-ageing section to training in Hair Extensions and advanced salon treatments.



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