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The Old Cable Historic House c.1866

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Old Telegraph Cable Station, Waterville, Kerry, Republic of Ireland
E: interestingstay@gmail.com

Milestone Heritage Site traces its origins to the First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable layed 1866 from Ireland to USA 1866 connecting for the first time the old and the new world in global telecommunications. The Victorian Internet.

A half way stopping point on world famous Ring of Kerry, this Milestone Heritage Site situated in Waterville Village traces its origins to the First Transatlantic Telegraph Cables layed from Ireland/Europe to USA in 1866. The remarkable story of the telegraph and the nineteenth century's online pioneers - stay with us and experience this remarkable aspect of Irelands history and culture.

That incomparable Irish mist, we reveal the Ireland you had only dreamed of - colourful, unstuffy, and a infectiously attractive mix of styles and people. Polished floors, robust Irish cooking, medicinal whiskeys, fly-fishing and storytelling characters, Islands, mountains, and goats who own the road, everchanging skies, magical wishing wells. Believe every word you hear about the beauty of Waterville Ring of Kerry, however its the warm hearted friendly people whose healing inheritance will nurture and settle you along with a majestic landscape and its power to embrace and nourish you.

To avoided disappointment please telephone for visiting arrangements, etc..