Media coverage of the celebrations marking the 150th anniversary of the successful transatlantic cable from Foilhammerum, Valentia Island to Hearts’ Content, Newfoundland and the continuing UNESCO bid for World Heritage Recognition.
Over €1.2 million funding for the Valentia Cable Station Restoration project | Radio Kerry News November 23rd 2018
Valentia Island could be home to innovation hub steeped in history | Silicon Republic July 12th 2019
Minister Catherine Martin TD presents Entanglement – Ireland’s representation at Venice Biennale Architettura 2021 – how our everyday lives are entangled with data technology.
The transatlantic cable that revolutionised global communications | The Ireland Canada Connection Podcast Episode – Nov 3rd 2021
Trinity conference to commemorate laying of first transatlantic cable | The Irish Times November 10th 2021
The Trans-Atlantic Cable as World Heritage – Part I: Authenticity, Integrity and Associated Considerations for the Ensemble of Sites at Valentia Island, County Kerry, Ireland, Professor Alexander Gillespie
The Trans-Atlantic Cable as World Heritage – Part II: Outstanding Universal Value – Prof Alexander Gillespie
- 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.