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 are delighted to announce that after all the hard work and dedication our students have put into their work they will graduate at the legendary stadium - Croke Park. The Graduation Ceremony will take place at 2pm in the Hogan Stand on Friday 14th of November. (Booking now closed) All...

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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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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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The infamous Dublin Marathon took place at the beginning of the week seeing thousands of runners take to the streets of Dublin but it wasn't just the runners who put in a stellar performance.  Our Sports Therapy degree student Tiego Phelta got to experience first hand what it is like to play the...

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We are really excited to welcome fashion designer and blogger Carolyn Moore as a design tutor this autumn.  Carolyn has a strong design background and with her established and fashion blog thedressdown, Carolyn will be a great asset to our tutors here at Portobello Institute.  Carolyn was short...

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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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We are excited to announce that we are going to be delivering some of our popular sports courses in Bansha, Tipperary. Gym Instructor & Personal Trainer, Nutrition for Physical Activity and Nutritional Adviser part-time courses will all commence in November 2014.   We aim to bring deliver a...

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Portobello Institute are excited to team with Xpose Magazine to offer one lucky ready the opportunity to win one of our most popular fashion courses, Fashion Buying and Merchandising. To be in with a change to win a place on this course follow 4 simple steps:Step 1 upload a picture of your...

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Our sports Therapy students were finding it a little hard to concentrate in class yesterday when they spotted Ireland's MMA fighter Conor McGregor pitch side.  So what you do you when a sporting hero calls you down to say "Hello"?  Grab a quick photo of course.  Cheers Conor and best of luck in...

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We were delighted to have Xpose film owner of Nima Brushes Niamh Martin in our makeup studios this week.  Xpose were filming a piece for The Biz for Xpose on Nima, an Irish owned makeup brush brand which is going from strength to strength.  Professional makeup artist Niamh Martin came up with the...

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Louise McMahon may have only finished her makeup course with us earlier in the year but she is wasting no time in making a name for herself in the industry.  Louise recently got to work on her first editorial for The Sunday World with Irish novelist and journalist Amanda Brunker. Shot by fashion...

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