Beauty Training With Proven Results

Innovative training in Brand Eduction, Makeup and Beauty Treatments

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Why train with Lorka

Starting out in the industry or upskilling we have you covered. At Lorka we'll help you
boost your competative edge so you can secure your future

Experienced Professionals

The staff at Lorka are all trained professionals who excel in their field. Many of our educators also have s training in many areas of the Beauty Industry.

Unique Approach

The Lorka teaching method is based on an innovative and result-oriented technique that helps students overcome barriers to bring concrete results.

Private or Small Groups

Some people learn best on their own; others prefer learning in groups. At Lorka , you can choose the environment that works best for you.

Industry Focused Courses

Every course is industry focused for optimal effectiveness. We work with only innovative and proven Brands as our partners and ares brand educators for these brands.

About Us

Lorka is a training academy that provides top notch training in a variety of subjects. We offer both private and small group sessions, so you can choose exactly the training style you like best. Our training academy is distinguished by the high level of service and support we provide to our students, deep knowledge of our Industry and the brands and Accreditations we offer , a unique Brand educators service for cosmetic, skin care and beauty treatment Start ups and Already established Brands and most importantly, the high caliber of our tutors who are experts in Their fields.

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Meet The Team!


Lorraine Bourke Byrne


Lorrine, a seasoned makeup artist with over a decade of experience, boasts an impressive portfolio including collaborations with renowned publications such as The Sun, The Sunday World, and The Herald. Her client roster features notable personalities like Celine Byrne, Nóirín O'Sullivan, and Miss Ireland, while also extending to partnerships with esteemed brands like Lidl, An Garda Síochána, Olive Media, and Gló Minerals.

Lorraine has showcased her talent on TV stations such as RTE, Network 2, and Kildare TV, and has affiliations with makeup brands like Bare Minerals, Essence Glo Minerals, Glo Therapeutics, and Antipodes. With grace and elegance, she imparts her extensive industry knowledge to students in various esteemed institutions including MKF, Portabello Institute, La Makeup Academy, and Galligens, contributing to the growth of the makeup industry.

Kara Byrne


Kara, a seasoned makeup artist with 17 years of experience, holds qualifications in Makeup Artistry, Photographic and Media Makeup, Waxing, and Facial Therapy since 2005. For many years, she excelled as a freelance bridal makeup artist, crafting personalized packages nationwide.

Her talent extends to award-winning collaborations for the Irish Hair Awards with House of Color and L'Oreal Stylists. Kara has also managed premium accounts for Lancôme, Este Lauder, and No7, partnering with Debenhams and Boots to elevate sales while sharing her extensive knowledge with thousands of clients annually.

Beyond her industry contributions, Kara has lectured at prestigious institutions such as Portabello Institute, LA Makeup Academy, Galligam Beauty College, and CIBHT. Eventually, she co-founded Lorka Makeup and Beauty Academy with her business partner and best friend, Loraine Bourke Byrne.

Justina Zil

Owner Of Justina Lashes

Justina moved to Ireland in 2011 at the age of 18 from Lithuania. After getting herself settled and beginning a new life here she had her son in 2013.

She began her first Lash course when he was just 12 weeks old and has never looked back. Justina has continuously upskilled and perfected her techniques over the years and has now built a very successful lash business situated in Rathcoole in South West Dublin.

Justina specialises in Volume & Hybrid Lash application and has clients that come from all around the South West Dublin and North Kildare area to seek her expertise this had led her to branch out into teaching courses and setting up Justina Lash’s premium lash supplies in 2019.

Justina’s pride in her work and the joy she gets from her clients is what drives her.

Instagram: justinalashes_

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Price List


  • Basic Makeup: 45 mins - €40
  • Makeup with Strip Lashes: 1 hour - €45
  • Makeup with Individual Lashes: 1 hour - €45
  • Bridal Makeup: From €200
  • Occasional Makeup: 1.5 hours - €60
  • 1-2-1 Lesson: 1 hour - €60
  • Strip/Individual Lash Application: 15 mins - €10


  • Tint: 15 mins - €10
  • Wax: 20 mins - €18
  • Hybrid Brow Wax and Tint: 40 mins - €28
  • Lamination: 30 mins - €40


  • Lash Lift: 30 mins - €40
  • Lamination and Lash Lift Combo: 45 mins - €70
  • Lash Tint: 20 mins - €15


  • Lip Wax: 15 mins - €15
  • Chin Wax: 15 mins - €15
  • Sides of the Face: 15 mins - €15
  • Facial Waxing Combo: 35 mins - €35


  • Hybrid Wax and Tint Course Accredited: 4 hours - €495
  • Brow Lamination Accredited: 3 hours - €300
  • Lash Lift Course Accredited: 3 hours - €300

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Phone : 089 600 9228 / 086 229 0859

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Location : Unit 3b, Eaton House, Main St, Rathcoole, Co. Dublin, D24 Y967

Opening Hours:

Monday + Sunday - Closed

Tuesday 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Wednesday 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Thursday 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Friday 9 a.m.–7 p.m.

Saturday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.