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“You can Achieve your Dream…  Dream Big, Bold, and Daring!” “You can Achieve your Dream…  Dream Big, Bold, and Daring!”

“You can Achieve your Dream… Dream Big, Bold, and Daring!”

Airline and Cabin Crew Studies graduate

Travel & Tourism

John dreamed of working in aviation and the Airline & Cabin Crew Studies course at Portobello Institute made his dreams come true!

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Amy’s career is taking off! Amy’s career is taking off!

Amy’s career is taking off!

Airline and Cabin Crew Studies graduate

Travel & Tourism

As a result of undertaking the Airline Studies, Amy is working in jobs she previously didn’t know existed!

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Joanne credits the fashion community on Instagram for leading her to this course and an internship and job with Primark Joanne credits the fashion community on Instagram for leading her to this course and an internship and job with Primark

Joanne credits the fashion community on Instagram for leading her to this course and an internship and job with Primark

Business of Fashion graduate

Business of Fashion

I was in contact with a lot of people via Instagram who had completed the Portobello course and seen how successful their careers were.

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Finding her true calling in Fashion Finding her true calling in Fashion

Finding her true calling in Fashion

Business of Fashion graduate

Business of Fashion

Lynn found her niche in fashion and following the course, she secured an internship with Best Seller.

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Ciara Returned to College to Study Fashion Buying Ciara Returned to College to Study Fashion Buying

Ciara Returned to College to Study Fashion Buying

Business of Fashion graduate

Business of Fashion

"I was able to apply the experience I already had when I was learning something new”.

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My Internship at Primark turned into a Fashion Buying job My Internship at Primark turned into a Fashion Buying job

My Internship at Primark turned into a Fashion Buying job

Business of Fashion graduate

Business of Fashion

Primark is a global company - I gained an understanding of what it's like to buy for different regions, not just one country.

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Georgia turned her passion into a career by studying the Fashion Buying & Merchandising course Georgia turned her passion into a career by studying the Fashion Buying & Merchandising course

Georgia turned her passion into a career by studying the Fashion Buying & Merchandising course

Business of Fashion graduate

Business of Fashion

“I am so pleased that I choose to study at Portobello. I loved the course content and all the tutors were extremely help!"

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I loved Every Minute of my Fashion Buying & Merchandising Course I loved Every Minute of my Fashion Buying & Merchandising Course

I loved Every Minute of my Fashion Buying & Merchandising Course

Business of Fashion graduate

Business of Fashion

The course has given me the confidence and knowledge to believe in myself and my ability to progress into my career as a Fashion Buyer.

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I never thought this would happen… but I’m going to be a PE Teacher! I never thought this would happen… but I’m going to be a PE Teacher!

I never thought this would happen… but I’m going to be a PE Teacher!

Sports Science Graduate

Sports

"Upon graduating from the Sports Science degree, I enrolled on the Professional Masters of Education at the University of Limerick."

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Dan goes on to Study for a Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy at RCSI Dan goes on to Study for a Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy at RCSI

Dan goes on to Study for a Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy at RCSI

Sports Therapy Graduate

Sports

On successful completion of his sports therapy degree, Dan O’Mahony was accepted on the RCSI master’s degree in physiotherapy.

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Cathal sets up his own Clinical Practice and becomes a Lecturer Cathal sets up his own Clinical Practice and becomes a Lecturer

Cathal sets up his own Clinical Practice and becomes a Lecturer

Sports Therapy Graduate

Sports

Cathal combined his experience as a former soccer player with a BSc (Hons) in Sports Therapy and founded his own Sports Injury Clinic.

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Lending a healing hand to rugby and GAA teams Lending a healing hand to rugby and GAA teams

Lending a healing hand to rugby and GAA teams

Sports Therapy Graduate

Sports

The best experience was watching my skill set develop from scratch to confidently being able to practice Sports Therapy with athletes.

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Mathew Pursues a Career as a PE Teacher Mathew Pursues a Career as a PE Teacher

Mathew Pursues a Career as a PE Teacher

Sports Graduate

Sports

"Matthew was passionate about sports and teaching, but he didn’t believe he had the academic ability to become a PE teacher until now."

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Rising to the challenge for personal satisfaction and growth Rising to the challenge for personal satisfaction and growth

Rising to the challenge for personal satisfaction and growth

Early Years Graduate

Early Years & Montessori

"It has given me a sense of achievement and makes me feel good about myself – it’s never too late to reach your goals"

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Ramune Tamoskiene’s Experience studying Early Childhood Studies through blended learning Ramune Tamoskiene’s Experience studying Early Childhood Studies through blended learning

Ramune Tamoskiene’s Experience studying Early Childhood Studies through blended learning

Early Years Graduate

Early Years & Montessori

This course has given me professional competence, self-respect, self-confidence, and has changed my whole understanding about childcare

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Lauren’s Professional Competence and confidence soars! Lauren’s Professional Competence and confidence soars!

Lauren’s Professional Competence and confidence soars!

Early Years Graduate

Early Years & Montessori

“I have so much more confidence now in this field and it has taught me that I am well able to do anything I put my mind to.”

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Frankie Farrell overcame his learning difficulties to become a tour guide at Guinness Storehouse Frankie Farrell overcame his learning difficulties to become a tour guide at Guinness Storehouse

Frankie Farrell overcame his learning difficulties to become a tour guide at Guinness Storehouse

Tour Guide Graduate

Travel & Tourism

“tutors at Portobello Institute – they believed in me, supported me and helped me every step of the way – in so many ways!"

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Geraldine Nicholson Geraldine Nicholson

Geraldine Nicholson

After years in retail, Geraldine returned to study Travel & Tourism and is now employed as a Travel Consultant with Club Travel.

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Caroline Hosey Caroline Hosey

Caroline Hosey

Special Needs Assisting

Discussing her time at Portobello studying Early Childhood Studies.

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Aoife Doonan Aoife Doonan

Aoife Doonan

Business of Fashion

Reviewing her time studying Fashion buying and Merchandising.

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Lorna Skelly Lorna Skelly

Lorna Skelly

Business of Fashion

Lorna Skelly discusses her internship in Primark!

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Joanne Loye Joanne Loye

Joanne Loye

Business of Fashion

Joanne Loye looks at her time as an intern for Primark!

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Shannon Byrne Shannon Byrne

Shannon Byrne

Sports

I have received many great opportunities since starting in Portobello.

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Jessica Mooney Jessica Mooney

Jessica Mooney

Because I hold a level 7 qualification, I could apply for the additional funding of €9,405* this year!

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Anna Kavanagh Anna Kavanagh

Anna Kavanagh

Anna adopted a sensible approach and undertook the QQI level 5 course in Nursing Studies. 

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Ross Fagan Ross Fagan

Ross Fagan

Facilities Management

Ross Fagan completed the IWFM Level 3 and Level 5 courses and we are absolutely delighted to share his journey.

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Lynn Nelson Lynn Nelson

Lynn Nelson

Business of Fashion

Lynn only finished her full time course in April and is currently doing an internship at Best Seller.

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Ciara McGarry Ciara McGarry

Ciara McGarry

Business of Fashion

Ciara McGarry who starts her internship at Pamela Scott later this month.

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Matthew Bursey Matthew Bursey

Matthew Bursey

Sports

Portobello Institute sports graduates are eligible for a huge array of post graduate courses in Ireland and the UK.

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Sheena Heavey Sheena Heavey

Sheena Heavey

Special Needs Assisting

Sheena Heavey talks on how she’s getting on in her new role as a Special Needs Assistant since finishing up at Portobello Institute.

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