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The Story of Waterville Cable Station Exhibition

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Fantastic Exhibition

Amazing step back in time plenty of facts to browse through plenty of visual material to give you... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
BarMc
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Limerick, Ireland
Must see if time allows

Located within a locked room of the local community centre, the Story of Waterville Cable Station... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Clive B
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Dartford, United Kingdom
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11 Apr 2017
“Fantastic Exhibition”
10 Apr 2017
“Must see if time allows”
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Amazing step back in time plenty of facts to browse through plenty of visual material to give you an insight of its workings.

Thank BarMc
arudd, curator at The Story of Waterville Cable Station Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Delighted you enjoyed our exhibition. Thank you for your kind review.

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Located within a locked room of the local community centre, the Story of Waterville Cable Station is a small but interesting exhibition, available free to the public whenever the community centre is open. The exhibition consists of a number of very informative panels, books, and...More

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arudd, Curator at The Story of Waterville Cable Station Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Hi Clive Thank you very much for the review and delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Please spread the word. I'm not sure if you have left the area but I'd also recommend a walk around the cable station -there you will find the original...More

Reviewed 14 July 2015

I'd been here before maybe 20 odd years ago, and was pleased to see it's still as popular as ever. With communication via social media and smart phone now so ingrained in society it was even more amazing to see what the early pioneers of...More

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arudd, Author at The Story of Waterville Cable Station Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2015

HI, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit to the area, I am wondering if you went to the centre on Valentia Island as our exhibition in Tech Amergin is free entry.

Reviewed 8 June 2015

This display on the history of the Cable Station is located in Tech Amergin - it used to be a school and is now a community center used for photography classes, computer rooms, a small theater, art gallery displays, movies, creative writing classes, and more........More

1  Thank Vagabond-Sue
Reviewed 9 May 2013

The story of the trans Atlantic Cable between Ireland and the USA is very much part of the history of Waterville, Valentia and Ballinskelligs. Many of the fine houses built by the Cable Staion Co. still stand but if you want to read about its...More

6  Thank Pat C
Reviewed 9 May 2013

Before the world wide web there were the "cables". With them it suddenly was possible to send messages from one continent to another in a relatively quick way. Today global communication is nothing special anymore, it's common use and nobody really thinks about the fact...More

4  Thank mortimer1995
Reviewed 8 May 2013

This is an interesting history of the cable station in Waterville and the first telephone link across the Atlantic. Well worth a visit. Tech Amergin has a lovely atmosphere.

2  Thank Gloriouskerry
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