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.
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.
Click the logo to learn about the events in Valentia surrounding the 150th anniversary of the successful Transatlantic Telegraph Cable
More photos of the celebrations of the 150th Anniversary festival in July 2016 >> Album