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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Portobello Institute were delighted to have Dominick Ward MIRI, Dip. Eng. give a guest lecture to our current Facilities Management students this week.  Dominick is the Managining Director of Crystal Air Ltd, the founder member of FGR for company registration in Ireland, and IRI/Refrigeration...

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To take part in a 10k run takes strength and dedication but to run a Marathon, well that's a different ball game all together.  Recent Graduate and an avid Marathon runner himself Martin Baten trained eleven runners for the recent Dublin Marathon ensuring all runners were at their peak performance and would make it to the finishing line. Martin has always had an interest in long sports such as marathons, triathlons and adventure races and loves to motivate people.  It was through his passion for both that he set about a path of personal coaching.

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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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The Fashion industry is thriving in Ireland right now with numerous roles recruiting in Buying, Retailing, Visual Disiplay and much more.  With this in mind its been a great year for our Fashion Buying and Merchandising students.  After completing a full or part-time course with us recently some...

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As the new semester starts and bright young enthusiastic students pass through our doors its a good time to reflect back on past students and their time spent with us.  Aisling O'Connell was a Airline Studies student last year and as part of her course she carried out a work placement with Turkish...

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I was kindly given the opportunity to sit in on Tony O'Brien's Anatomy and Physiology class in Croke Park as part of my work experience with Portobello Institute.  The classroom used to be an empty private box but now it's a warm classroom used to educated people of all ages in Sports and Health...

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Our Montessori students were very excited for their guest lecture today as it was all about Lego Education.  Relatively new in Ireland  Lego Education is really big in Japan and the US and is a great way for children to learn through a fun and innovative curriculum using Lego pieces. Pauline...

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Portobello Institute are delighted to have Lee Doyle join their extensive team of tutors for our Facilities Management programmes.  Lee will lecture on the BIFM Facilities Management Level 5 Diploma this Autumn and will deliver the module - Managing Health and Safety in Facilities Management....

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Most recently the Retail Travel and Tourism students received a guest lecture from Eleya of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board and the student feedback was great.  Here are just two quotes from our students who attended the lecture last Wednesday. "I learnt a lot from this lecture about what...

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As part of their current programme this week our Facilities Management students were fortunate to get a guided tour around Croke Park by Ed Brennan, Facilities Manager and past BIFM student of Portobello Institute. The group began the tour of the grounds with a short presentation in a corporate...

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Spring 2012 sees the launch of a new faculty by Portobello Institute providing tailored training and consultancy in the build environment, in sustainability and the environment.  The Institute have consulted with key professionals in the industry and designed a number of Internationally accredited...

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