The time is now for leaving cert students and we wish you all the very best! Leaving Cert results are available tomorrow, online, by post and in schools. For all students and parents out there ahead of the results tomorrow morning there is no such thing as a bad result. Regardless...

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        Already trained and working in the Beauty Industry with a desire to grow and learn? Why not speak to Portobello Institute and expand your skills this autumn. The Beauty Industry is fast paced with new trends constantly emerging. We all learn new things in our every day job but it...

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        What is Sports Psychology? Sports psychology studies the link between psychology and sports. It is ultimately how the mind affects sport, athletic performance, exercise, and physical activity. Sport psychology is an expertise that uses psychological knowledge and skills to help the...

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      A guide to Studying Sports Science: A Degree Sport Science is a relatively new academic discipline, but one that should be taken extremely seriously. In Ireland, sport supports 40,000 jobs and as a nation we spend more than €2 billion on sport-related activity every year. Sports...

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The role: A sports therapist helps to prevent injury, and should it occur will recognise, manage and treat, and rehabilitate the individual back to full fitness. Sports therapists work with a wide range of people, from those who train recreationally through to those who compete at a high level....

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What does facilities mean? Buildings where people live, work and play need to be comfortable, safe and fully operational. In short, these environments need to be managed and maintained effectively. Sustainability is viewed as a corporate value all around the world. This is particularly true in...

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      Are you training or working in sport with a desire to continuously grow and learn? Perhaps you simply have a love for sport and want to learn new skills? Why not speak to Portobello Institute and expand your skills this autumn. The Sports Industry is fast paced with new trends...

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What is CPD? The term CPD refers to Continuing Professional Development. It is the process of tracking and documenting skills, knowledge and experience. It is a combination of approaches, ideas and techniques that can help manage learning and growth. Overall, it is the means by which...

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        Be proud of all the hard work you put in for the Leaving Cert and make sure to go have some fun and finally enjoy the summer, worry free. Ultimately, in the coming weeks you will be faced with a number of choices, so to help we have listed some considerations ahead of any results...

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        Child development is the process through which humans typically grow and mature from infancy through to adulthood. It refers to the series of physical, language, thought and emotional changes that occur in a child from birth through to the beginning of adulthood. During this process...

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        Schools out! What now? We have handpicked some of the best family events happening around Ireland this summer. Explore unique locations, go to family festivals and create long lasting memories with adventures around the country. Here’s our list of the top 8 things to do over the...

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              Current Sports Therapy student John Daly speaks about his course at Portobello Institute and the opportunity presented to him with the recent Enduro World Cup Series. An early realisation for John that Sports Therapy was the career choice for him was after completing his...

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