Portmarnock Gallery


Marconi - The local Celts have never changed their worship of the Waves.

Portmarnock the Haven of inspiration

On the 25th of April 1874 Guglielmo Marconi was born to Giuseppe Marconi and his wife

Anne, the first cousin of Willie Jameson (Portmarnock Hotel built 1847)  (The Portmarnock Hotel & County Club).

Guglielmo Marconi often visited his cousins in Portmarnock and attended the Jameson school.

The inspirations of the WAVES lead him to invent the Wireless.

In 1897 he registered the Wireless Telegraph and Signal Co Ltd.

Guglielmo Marconi Guglielmo Marconi 1874-1937


Guglielmo Marconi was born at Bologna, Italy, on April 25, 1874, the second son of Giuseppe Marconi,

an Italian country gentleman, and Annie Jameson,

daughter of Andrew Jameson of Daphne Castle in the County Wexford, Ireland.

In 1895 he began laboratory experiments at his father's country estate at Pontecchio where

he succeeded in sending wireless signals over a distance of one and a half miles.



Marconi received the Nobel Prize in Physics 1909

In 1905 he married the Hon. Beatrice O'Brien, daughter of the 14th Baron Inchiquin, the marriage being annulled in 1927,

in which year he married

The Countess Bezzi-Scali of Rome. He had one son and two daughters by his first and one daughter by his second wife.

His recreations were hunting, cycling and motoring.

Marconi died in Rome on July 20, 1937.


Full History 






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