Media coverage of celebrations marking the 150th anniversary of the successful transatlantic cable from Foilhammerum, Valentia Island to Hearts’ Content, Newfoundland and its importance in world history and technology.
- Media coverage for the Telegraph Cable Festival 2016 – http://telegraphcablefestival.ie/news/
- History of the Atlantic Cable & Undersea Communications by Bill Burns – http://atlantic-cable.com/
- Exhibition at the Valentia Heritage Centre – http://www.valentiaisland.ie/explore-valentia/valentia-heritage-centre/
- The Cable That Wired the World by Bill Burns and Nigel Linge published in the Journal of the Institute of Telecommunications Professionals (Volume 10, Part 2, Pages 41-45) in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the first successful Transatlantic Telegraph Cable – http://www.engagingwithcommunications.com/publications/ITP_Papers/Trans_Atlantic_cable_1866/ITP_Journal_Vol10_Part2_Pages41-45_The_Cable_that_wired_the_world.pdf
Our thanks to Bill Burns for providing some of the images below from his own archives and research into transatlantic cable history.