We have had some fantastic feedback from our recent fashion graduates this week.  Caroline Punch completed our part-time Fashion Buying & Merchandising course last year.  After some time spend in London working in a high end fashion boutique she is now back in Dublin and ready to embark on her...

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Hayley Taffee came to Portobello Institute to study Montessori Teaching as she wanted to start a new career.  She had been working in the travel industry for nine years but when redundancy came along she decided it was the perfect time to embark on a new start in life and make that career...

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The best and most rewarding part about training people in something that they really love is when they go out there and start up their own business having completed a course with us.  Our latest success story is Catriona McMorris who completed our Portobello Makeup Artistry course in 2011. This...

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Are you looking to study something new this Summer without breaking the bank? Then we have the perfect offer for you.  As an early booking incentive we are offering the following discounts on our part time programmes. €100 off courses costing on/between €750 - €1500 €250 off courses costing...

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Irish brand Fran & Jane are leaders in the fashion sector.  The Mother & Daughter team have firmly established the brand as the go to store for luxurious fashion pieces with an edge. Following on from the success of last years collaboration, Fran & Jane have once more teamed up with...

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At the beginning of month our full time makeup students along with their tutors Niamh Martin, Gemma Faus and Val Ward assented upon Alexander Place for this years International Makeup Trade Show.   A must for trained makeup artists with all the best products and brands exhibiting.  Here Niamh...

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A must for those working in the early years sector is the upcoming Early Years Education exhibition taking place at the RDS on 26th & 27th September.  This 2 day exhibition is aimed at those working in an early years setting such as Montessori teachers, childcare and after school...

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We are delighted to have Irish millinery Aoife Kirwan on board to deliver our new millinery course starting in April.  To have someone of Aoife's calibre delivering this course will add to the students learning experience as Aoife is extremely passionate about Millinery and design.  We managed to...

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Portobello Institute were delighted to be asked to partake in a live TV show for Sky TV recently.  The Peoples Rainforest presented by Richard Bacon took a look into the Rainforest and its many properties to the human race.  Our makeup and beauty therapy students worked behind and in front of...

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As our Fashion students come to the end of their Fashion Buying & Merchandising course they are starting to reflect on the year, their experiences to date and what area of the industry they would like to progress on to so it was with great pleasure we welcomed iconic fashion stylist Constance...

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Enrolling on a make up course can open many doors.  Once trained our students have many options to explore, from fashion editorial, bridal, TV, theatre and much more.  Any opportunities we can get for our students to gain some experience we jump at, so when we got a call from the Mill Theatre,...

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We love to hear about success stories from past students who have landed their dream job in their chosen industry.  It takes dedication and passion to complete a course and secure your dream job after graduating but that's exactly what happend to Fashion Buying and Merchandising student Aifric...

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