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10 Jul

Fundraising Brochure Launched

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10 Jul

2020 Milestones

Formal application submitted for consideration to the Irish Tentative List for potential future nomination to the UNESCO World Heritage List The initial visitors centre and museum is opened at the Cable Station Work begins on restoring the Cable Station Plans are defined for the Innovation Hub at the Cable Station

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21 Jun

Valentia Cable Station handed to the people of Valentia

A major milestone in the project was completed on July 13th, when the historic Cable Station building, was handed over by the current owner, Mrs Ranka Pollmeier, and was accepted on behalf of the people of Valentia by the new Mayor of Kerry, Ms Norma Foley. In welcoming the handover..<a class="read_more ctl_read_more" target="_self" href="https://www.valentiacable.com/cool_timeline/valentia-cable-station-handed-to-the-people-of-valentia/">Read More</a>

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21 Jun

Rural Regeneration Grant Funding EUR1.37m granted to KCC

Our colleagues in Kerry County Council made a major submission to the 2018 call of the Department of Rural and Community Development’s €1bn ‘Rural Regeneration and Development Plan’ , 2019-2027, which proposed a mixed use at the Cable station, combining a heritage centre on the ground floor and innovation hub..<a class="read_more ctl_read_more" target="_self" href="https://www.valentiacable.com/cool_timeline/rural-regeneration-grant-funding-eur1-37m-granted-to-kcc/">Read More</a>

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21 Jun

Fáilte Ireland awards ‘The Transatlantic Cable Story’ EUR161k

In October, the Minister for Sports and Tourism, Mr. Brendan Griffin announced a grant of €161K for the Cable Station from Fáilte Ireland under The Wild Atlantic Way 2018 Grants Scheme in the presence of the Kerry County Manager Moira Murrell, the Newfoundland Minister for Tourism, Culture and Industry, Mr..<a class="read_more ctl_read_more" target="_self" href="https://www.valentiacable.com/cool_timeline/failte-ireland-awards-the-transatlantic-cable-story-eur161k/">Read More</a>

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21 Jun

Minister Brendan Griffin visits Heart’s Content

Minister of State for Tourism, Brendan Griffin, on his visit to the Cable Station at Hearts Content in Newfoundland, Feb 20th 2018.

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27 Jul

Telegraph Reconnection

Celebrating the 1866 Newfoundland to Valentia inaugural Trans-Atlantic telegraph message with IET Ireland and Kerry Radio Club @ The Cable Station, Knightstown from 2pm – more details available at https://valentiacable.com/events/reconnecting-valentia-hearts-content-2018/

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13 Jul

Valentia Lecture Series 2018

July 13th 2018 saw the 3rd annual Valentia Lecture and Gala with speakers: Ms Irina Bokova former Director-General of UNESCO (2009-2017); Professor Genevieve Bell Vice President for Strategy at Intel and a distinguished Professor at the Australian National University; Dr Robert Mauro, Director of the Global Leadership Institute at Boston..<a class="read_more ctl_read_more" target="_self" href="https://www.valentiacable.com/cool_timeline/valentia-lecture-series-2018/">Read More</a>

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10 Apr

Investing in Our Culture, Language and Heritage 2018 – 2027

Minister Josepha Madigan TD presents “Investing in Our Culture, Language and Heritage 2018 – 2027” – a ten year plan setting out the Government’s commitment for capital investment of almost €1.2 billion in Ireland’s culture, language and heritage. Valentia Island Cable Station is announced as a priority project of the..<a class="read_more ctl_read_more" target="_self" href="https://www.valentiacable.com/cool_timeline/investing-in-our-culture-language-and-heritage-2018-2027/">Read More</a>

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17 Feb

President’s visit to the Cable Station

President Michael D. Higgins visited the Cable Station and spoke about the history of the building and the project to gain UNESCO recognition for the cable sites. You can watch his speech and the event at https://youtu.be/TTHnu08xypQ

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