FOUNDER OF GUINNESS BREWERY
The founder of the world famous Guinness brand, Arthur Guinness’ first experience of brewing took place in Leixlip where he brewed ale in 1755. In 1759 he moved operations to Dublin where he set up on a twenty-four acre plot of land now known as St. James’ Gate, which is the site of the brewery to this day. Guinness’ son Benjamin brought the beverage to the worldwide market and today it is estimated that 10 million glasses of Guinness are enjoyed daily across the world.
Buy the Book
Arthur Guinness and other Great Irish People are featured in the book Great Irish People - A Dictionary of Irish Biography, which you can buy online here.
Arthur Guinness Print
This beautiful print of Arthur Guinness (1725 - 1803) comes in four sizes 12" x 16" or 16" x 20" or 20" x 24" and Poster size 24" x 36" with two different finishes, Gloss or Parchment and will be delivered to your home or business within 14 days. For a small additional charge you can have a short biography of Arthur Guinness printed beside the portrait.