Tag: Portmarnock

Portmarnock (Irish: Port Mearnóg) is a small coastal, suburban village in Fingal, Ireland.
Portmarnock lies on the coast between Malahide and Baldoyle, along the northern commuter railway line out of Dublin (also the Dublin-Belfast line); Portmarnock railway station opened on 25 May 1844, is now on the DART network. The village is served by Dublin Bus routes 102, 105, 32, 32A, 32B, 32X, 42, 42N (Nitelink) and 142. Owing to its proximity to Dublin city, is a form of dormitory village 15 km (9.3 mi) north-northeast of the city centre. In the 2002 census the population was 8,376 and by 2011 this had climbed to 9,285.
At sea, Portmarnock could be said to border Sutton and perhaps Howth in the form of Ireland’s Eye. The beach is monitored by a life guard during the summer season from early April to the start of October.
Portmarnock lies in the Dublin North–East Dáil Éireann constituency.
The district’s name derives from the Irish word port – meaning port – and Saint Marnoch or Mernoc, said…