Portmarnock is probably best known for its beach and its golf club dating from 1894. A second links course, designed by German golfer Bernhard Langer, opened in the 1990s. The beach is nicknamed The Velvet Strand due to the beautiful smooth sand along its length, and is popular with wind and kite-surfers. The beach has also been witness to a couple of early aviation firsts. In 1930, Australian aviator Charles Kingsford Smith took off in the Southern Cross on the second westbound transatlantic flight to Newfoundland continuing to Oakland, California, thus completing a circumnavigation of the world. The first solo westbound transatlantic flight began from Portmarnock beach when Jim Mollison, took off in a de Havilland Puss Moth in 1932 bound for New Brunswick, Canada.
About the Prints
Súileir original prints are printed on premium stock acid-free Canson Lustre paper and mounted with Larson Juhl acid-free archival mount board. They are mounted with a bevelled mount and carefully framed with handcrafted solid wood bevelled frames. All our wooden frames use wood sourced from sustainable forests. Many of our prints are digitally signed and embossed with our signature seal.
To keep your print as safe as possible, we use high-quality clear perspex glazing on our shipped framed prints. On our click-and-collect prints, we use 2mm clear float glass. All our unframed prints are sent flat, with bevelled mount, backing board and print sleeve. All framed and unframed prints are wrapped in tissue paper with a branded card and carefully placed in cardboard boxes with our branded stamp and labels, making our prints an ideal gift.