Valentia to mark 160th anniversary of first transatlantic cable message

Valentia to mark 160th anniversary of first transatlantic cable message

The world has come a long way technologically. 160 years ago the very first telegram was sent from Valentia Island in Kerry to Heart’s Content in Newfoundland by Queen Victoria to President James Buchanan of the United States. To celebrate the milestone, Kerry’s Valentia Island will become a World Heritage site.

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