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5 Nov

Trip to Hearts Content in Newfoundland

In August 2023 a delegation of the key stakeholders of the Valentia end of the Transnational UNESCO project visited  Hearts Content in Newfoundland, home to the landing site of the Canadian end of the Transatlantic Cable. The delegation was led by the newly appointed Mayor of Kerry, Mr Jim Finucane,..<a class="read_more ctl_read_more" target="_self" href="https://www.valentiacable.com/cool_timeline/trip-to-hearts-content-in-newfoundland/">Read More</a>

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5 Nov

The 7th Valentia Lecture

July 2023. The 7th Valentia Lecture addresses the theme ‘A vision for Ireland and its role in the digital world’ with contributions from Mr Leo Clancy, CEO of Enterprise Ireland, Dr Nicola Millard, Principal Innovation Partner at BT, Entrepreneur Mr Norman Crowley of CoolPlanet, and cable security expert, Dr Camino..<a class="read_more ctl_read_more" target="_self" href="https://www.valentiacable.com/cool_timeline/the-7th-valentia-lecture/">Read More</a>

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5 Nov

Minister Crocker from Newfoundland

September 2022, Minister Crocker from Newfoundland visited the Cable Station at Valentia where he signed an MOU with Kerry County Council to “ create a framework for cooperation and coordination between the two governments concerning the UNESCO World Heritage nomination for the Transatlantic Cable Ensemble

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5 Nov

The 6th Valentia Lecture

July 22nd 2022, the 6th Valentia Lecture returned with a full audience to the historic Cable Station. We were joined by both the US Ambassador to Ireland,  H.E. Claire Cronin and the Canadian Ambassador to Ireland, H.E. Nancy Smyth

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5 Nov

Darragh O’Brien

On July 21st 2022, we warmly welcomed the announcement from the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, TD of the inclusion of the Transatlantic Cable Project on the Irish UNESCO World Heritage tentative list. This was only one of three projects accepted onto the Irish list which..<a class="read_more ctl_read_more" target="_self" href="https://www.valentiacable.com/cool_timeline/darragh-obrien/">Read More</a>

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5 Nov

Mary Rose Stafford

October 2021,  Mary Rose Stafford from the Foundation with Michael Lyne, chairperson of the Valentia Development Company launch the “8th Wonder” exhibit at the Cable Station.

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5 Nov

Mairead McGuinness

Oct 2021, Ms. Mairead McGuinness, European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and the Capital Markets Union addresses the Valentia Lecture

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5 Nov

National Development Plan

October 2021, The project was also endorsed in the National Development Plan published

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5 Nov

Paschal Donoghue

July 2019, Mr Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure delivers a key note at the annual Valentia Lecture 

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10 Jul

Digital Hub Workshop

We facilitated a first workshop in the Cable Station on Saturday April 13th 2019 to start the process of defining the theme and scope for the Hub element of the project. Speakers included representatives from the Dingle Hub, the Sneem Hub and the Ludgate Hub from Skibbereen along with local..<a class="read_more ctl_read_more" target="_self" href="https://www.valentiacable.com/cool_timeline/digital-hub-workshop/">Read More</a>

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