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National Heritage Week at Tech Amergin

National Heritage Week at Tech Amergin

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Waterville’s Transatlantic Cable Talk & Walk

Saturday 25th August 4pm

Join our 10 year celebration of “The Story of Waterville Cable Station” exhibition with Informal talk on Waterville’s Transatlantic Cable Station including escorted walk around Cable Station sites.

Speakers: Dorothy Rudd (daughter of former Superintendent Frank Hogbin and sister of former Superintendent Herbert Hogbin) and her daughter Amy Rudd (curator of the The Story of Waterville exhibition) Hear first hand anecdotes of growing up in one of the largest Transatlantic Cable Stations in the world! Waterville was once connected via a network of cables to Europe, America and beyond! Our exhibtion recently became a member of the European Route of Industrial Heritage. Admission Free

Check out the heritage week website for further details https://www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on/event/watervilles-transatlantic-cable

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