January 29, 2017


2018 - Valentia Lecture Series
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February 2018 - President Michael D. Higgins visits the Cable Station

On February 17th 2018, Uachtarán na hÉireann Michael D. Higgins visited the Cable Station and spoke about the importance the Valentia Cable Station played in the development of global communications as well as the UNESCO bid for the Valentia Cable Sites.

President Michael D Higgins Visit to the Cable Station, Knightstown

Uachtarán Michael D. Higgins visits the Cable Station in Knightstown on February 17th 2018

2017 - Inaugural Valentia Lecture Series

2017 was the first hosting of the Valentia Lecture Series with Professor Jeffrey Garten, Yale University Keynote Speaker on the theme of Globalisation – Our Interconnected World!


Mark Redmond

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Jeffrey Garten

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Gala Photos
Gala Dinner 2017

More photos of the inaugural gala night in July 2017 >> Album

2016 - 150th Anniversary Celebrations

In July 2016, we celebrated 150 years since the first successful transatlantic cable was laid between Valentia Island in Ireland and Heart’s Content in Newfoundland, Canada. Connecting for the first time the old world with the new.

Festival EventsPhotos
Click the logo to learn about the events in Valentia surrounding the 150th anniversary of the successful Transatlantic Telegraph Cable
Festival Photos
Dudley Paintings

More photos of the celebrations of the 150th Anniversary festival in July 2016 >> Album