Waterville is one of the early historic settings where the Transatlantic Cable
was first laid.
The successful landing at Heart's Content, Newfoundland on July 27,
established a permanent electrical communications link that altered for all
time personal, commercial and political relations between people across the
Later, additional cables were laid from Valentia and new stations opened
at Ballinskelligs (1874) and Waterville (1884) making County Kerry a major
focal point for global communications.
Old Cable House
The Old Cable Historic House
Milestone Heritage Site
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