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.
- 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.