Owner of The Gorey Institute, Eikon Beauty Gorey, Wexford and Shankill

The Brand The Gorey Institute was founded by Róisín in 2014. The 34 year old holds an abundance of qualifications along with a great love and passion for the industry. 

 Róisín has over 15years experience in the beauty industry. Róisín started her career in the Beauty Industry by completing her training in Enniscorthy Vocational College. Róisín worked hard throughout her 2 years here to ensure she received Honours Diplomas in From Internationally renowned CIBTAC.   Róisín started her first work in the industry in Bridins Health and Beauty Wexford where she commends the exceptional in house training and experience she received here. Róisín stated ‘ My time in Bridins working under owner Bridin o Callaghan paved my love even more for the industry. Bridin Strived for industry perfection and this has stood to me since’.

Next position in her career was in the stunning 5* Monart Destination Spa. The 5* Spa is somewhere Róisín believes is the most beautiful surroundings to work in. In a 5* Destination Spa nothing less than 100% in all treatments is acceptable. This is high pressure but ensures therapists are trained and work to their Best. Róisín Stated ‘ The professionalism I  hold today and high standards in training also stems from working in Monart Destination Spa. It is a fantastic place to have worked and has stood to me since in the industry’.

Back in 2010 Róisín Undertook her Teaching Qualification and started her Teaching Career. In 2014 Róisín saw the Gap in the industry for a High Quality Beauty Training facility. The Gorey institute started out providing training in ITEC Courses, just in Beauty And has progressed to providing ITEC and Now VTCT courses in a huge range of courses from Beauty Therapy, Sports Therapy, Personal Training to a large range of Makeup Courses including Special Fx Makeup.

The Gorey Institute has excelled in all fields but The Makeup Courses in the college has become prestigious and renowned throughout Ireland . 

Róisín developed The Gorey Institute Scholarship Fund to give one person the chance to complete their training in the Makeup Industry and excel them towards employment.  Both winners since the start of this Scholarship have excelled. Both Shay Wakerley and Lisa O Dowd have won Irish National Student Makeup Competitions, Along with winning Student of the overall competitions both years.

Róisín is also owner of Airbase Makeup Ireland. Airbase Makeup is a prestigious Airbrush Makeup Brand. Róisín became a tutor for Airbase Makeup and started teaching Airbase Throughout Ireland. When approached for Distribution of this Company in Ireland Róisín jumped at it. Róisín loves the Airbase Brand and has set up her Makeup Salon in Gorey ‘ The Airbrush Makeup Studio’ using this stunning brand in all Make overs.

Róisín herself still takes pride in Tutoring herself and has excelled in the field . Both herself and the other tutors receive exceptionally high Result  from their students.  Róisín Teaches a range of courses in the college with Body Massage been her most loved aspect of teaching.

Róisín continues to train each year while running the College, her Distribution Company ‘Airbase Makeup Ireland’ and developing new courses for the college .


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Opening Hours

Please see office hours below. Times subject to change.

  • Monday - Thursday: 9am - 5pm

Please email goreyinstituteofbeauty@gmail.com with any query

It's advisable to make appointments in advance.




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