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# Undersea cables

Last month
October 2023
Deep dive: On site with Ireland's undersea drone experts for a major military exercise
The Journal recently traveled to the Portuguese coast to observe a major military exercise testing drones and undersea tech.
Nokia to offer Irish government solution to undersea cable security concerns
A report by
Niall O'Connor
The Journal spoke to Nokia experts at a NATO organised event in Portugal recently.
This year
Ireland takes first steps towards joining European security project to protect undersea cables
Ireland is already participating in a number of projects under the Permanent Structured Co-operation (Pesco) element of the EU Global Strategy.
'Fair to assume' Russia is mapping cables and pipelines off Irish coast, NATO General says
The general who heads up NATO’s Critical Undersea Infrastructure unit spoke to The Journal’s Niall O’Connor.
UK and Norway sign agreement to protect undersea infrastructure
The EU last year said leaks in two major gas pipelines from Russia to Europe had been caused by sabotage but stopped short of explicitly accusing the Kremlin.
Irish neutrality 'not relevant' if countries decide to target undersea cables
The Defence Forces had previously carried out an operation to protect Irish undersea cables.
Last year
Major operation launched in Irish Sea to protect subsea cables from attacks
It is understood that the mission was ordered after the attacks on the Nordsteam pipelines caused significant disquiet in Government.
All time
How did a ship manage to slow down all of East Africa's broadband?
Simple – it managed to drag its anchors across an undersea data cable linking the continent to faster internet connections.