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Running the first telegraph cable from Ireland to America took a lot of effort, and created many milestones. As such there are many historic buildings here, but almost all are now residential properties, if not guest houses or hotels. As such there isn't anywhere to...More
Well worth an hour if you have any interest in the cable, and also the first radio station in Ireland. An interesting sidelight: this was the radio station three Irish soldiers wanted to reach to send out messages to confuse the British fleet, hoping that...More
If you do a search in Trip Advisor for The Story of the Trans Atlantic Cable Station you'll get great info. Trip Advisor has the Cable Station written out three different ways and NOT all in the same category so it's a bit confusing.
Imagine having the audacity, vision and courage to even conceive of laying a communications cable across the floor of the north Atlantic in the mid-1800's. Visit this site and briefly consider the magnitude of the achievement and persistence of the people who successfully (after several...More