What better way to spend your lunch break then a bit of retail therapy, better yet you don't even have to leave the office.  This Thursday uber hip American jewellery brand Stella & Dot take over the college canteen with their pop up store.  All of the latest collection will be available at...

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Great article in the Carlow People about one of our past students Jennie Murphy who studied our part time Montessori course in Carlow Town in 2011. Her and her daughter have just been awarded with a BA in Early Childhood Care and Education from IT Carlow. Both ladies graduated on the same day....

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We were truly honoured to welcome legendary former Irish runner and Ireland's most famous Olympian Ronnie Delaney to our sports department last week. Ronnie is a sporting hero and represented Ireland numerous times at the Olympics.  Specialising in middle distance running he was a gold medal...

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What happens when you complete your makeup artistry training?  After you graduate you are buzzing with lots of great ideas but where do you even start forging your way in this highly creative yet competitive industry.  The best way to build up a strong portfolio of work is to get as much...

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Following on from past successful conferences the upcoming GAA Games Conference 2015 which takes place this weekend is set to follow suit. The conference which runs over 2 days, 9th & 10th January takes place at Croke Park and is attend by anyone involved in coaching in GAA games..  The theme...

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Muscular Dystrophy Ireland is a charity doing tremendous work in Ireland.  Founded in 1972  MDI offers support and information to those who have muscular dystrophy and other related neuromuscular conditions.  Their main aim is to encourage independent living and housed at their main campus is a 4...

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We were really excited to welcome Emma from Dermalogica at the college this week to speak with our full time Beauty students.  Armed with all our favouirte Dermalogica producuts Emma showed our beauty students step by step how to deliver the ultimate Dermalogica facial to clients.  Most were...

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If you are thinking of a higher education course in the UK then don't miss the important deadline of 15th January for UCAS forms to be submitted.  There are over 370 providers offering 37,000 courses through the UCAS application for under graduate courses so don't delay with your application.  

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Its that time of year again when we all struggle looking for ideas of what to buy friends and family for Christmas.  This festive season we have come up with the perfect solution for all women or teen girls close to you.  Whether its a friend, sister, niece or daughter, your bound to impress on...

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Our full time Business Management and Travel students recently covered the topic of business ethics and corporate social responsibility and focused on the ongoing Shell to Sea campaign as a case study.  After watching the documentary ‘The Pipe’ as part of the their curriculum their tutor Anthony...

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Great article written in the Independent Newspaper today on how Private Colleges like Portobello Institute are a great alternative to 3rd level colleges as they as offer courses through the CAO as well as having direct entry routes to many courses. Some students find the Private College option...

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Our yearly graduation is the highlight of the academic calendar and the most recent ceremony held at the legendary Croke Park stadium was a resounding success.    All year long students have invested hours of study in their chosen sector and this is their day to receive their much anticipated...

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