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31 Dec

Cable Station Renovations & Charity Status Established

Further government money is secured for containment actions on the Cable Building in Knightstown. The Foundation is established as a Company Limited by Guarantee and achieves charitable status by year end. A tender is launched to develop the Valentia Cable Station Heritage Centre Business Plan. Good progress is made in..<a class="read_more ctl_read_more" target="_self" href="https://www.valentiacable.com/cool_timeline/cable-station-renovations-charity-status-established/">Read More</a>

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20 Dec

Canada updates World Heritage Tentative List

Heart’s Content Cable Station, Newfoundland was formally recognised as a Canadian national treasure, and included with seven other locations in that country’s updated list of Tentative World Heritage sites. It proposes a transnational application with Valentia sites.

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14 Jul

Inaugural Valentia Lecture Series

The inaugural Valentia Island Lecture is held in the Cable Station chaired by IDA CEO Martin Shanahan and keynote speaker Professor Jeffrey Garten from Yale (both pictured above) addressing a large audience on the topic of globalisation. The IDA and BT Ireland are premium sponsors. “the notion to me that..<a class="read_more ctl_read_more" target="_self" href="https://www.valentiacable.com/cool_timeline/inaugural-valentia-lecture-series/">Read More</a>

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4 Apr

valentiacable.com launched

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25 Jan

Skellig Coast Visitor Experience Development Plan Launched

The Transatlantic Cable is included as a major project on Fáilte Ireland’s Skellig Coast Visitor Experience Development Plan, which will involve the creation of an interactive experience relating the Cable story in Valentia.

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31 Dec

Skellig Coast & the Cable Story

Cable project is included in Kerry County Council Tourism Strategy and Action Plan 2016 – 2022. Cable Building Restoration begins.

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14 Jul

150th Anniversary

Paper 2 is completed, demonstrating that the Trans-Atlantic cable is of Outstanding Universal Value. The 150th Anniversary celebrations welcome representatives from the US and Canadian embassies, the Irish government and industry leaders to Valentia. The events are reported on national television and radio. The Valentia Transatlantic Cable Foundation Board is..<a class="read_more ctl_read_more" target="_self" href="https://www.valentiacable.com/cool_timeline/2016-150th-anniversary/">Read More</a>

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16 Mar

Paper 2 Funded

Funding secured from Intel Ireland to complete Paper 2, in order to assess further the possibility of UNESCO World Heritage status. Valentia Island World Heritage is included in the County Kerry Economic Development Plan and coordinated with the 150th Cable Anniversary celebration plans in NY and DC USA, London UK,..<a class="read_more ctl_read_more" target="_self" href="https://www.valentiacable.com/cool_timeline/2015-paper-2-funded/">Read More</a>

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27 May

Feasibility Paper 1 Published

The Trans-Atlantic Cable as World Heritage Paper 1: Authenticity, Integrity and Associated Considerations for the Ensemble of Sites at Valentia Island, County Kerry, Ireland is completed. The feasibility report was presented at the American Irish Historical Society on May 27 in New York.

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30 Sep

Feasibility Paper Funded

Funding is secured to complete the Valentia Island, Ireland UNESCO World Heritage Feasibility Report.

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