Three new maritime historical virtual reality experiences have been unveiled by Donegal County Council at Fanad Lighthouse, Fort Dunree and Inishowen Maritime Museum.
Where in the Napoleonic era, The HMS Saldanha & HMS Talbot took for shelter during strong gales and heavy seas, both heading for Lough Swilly for shelter.
This VR experience takes you back in time to the Spanish Armada era dating back to the 16th Century!
The Virtual Reality Experience takes you back in time to the First World War era in the early 1900’s.
The three Virtual Reality experiences have been created as part of the EU funded TIDE project, and include ‘The Storm, The Sea – The Saldanha’ at Fanad Lighthouse, the ‘Wrath of the Atlantic, Wrecks of the Armada’ at Inishowen Maritime Museum & Planetarium and the ‘Beware! Convoy Below World War 1’ at Fort Dunree.
The TIDE Project is funded by both the Interreg Atlantic Area Programme and Donegal County Council and is being led by Ernact. Other project partners are from Northern Ireland, UK, France, Spain and Portugal. The main focus of the TIDE Project is to promote a common maritime theme among all the projects partners while at the same time adding a new dimension to both the tourism and cultural heritage in the Atlantic region using the latest technology and to enrich the visitor experiences.
The TIDE project focuses mainly on the Napoleonic, Spanish Armada, World Wars & Atlantic Migration eras.
The public are invited to visit Fanad Lighthouse, Fort Dunree and the Inishowen Maritime Museum to enjoy these virtual reality experiences.
Watch 'The Saldanha' and 'The Armada' Trailer
Watch the 'Beware! Convoy Below' Trailer
The TIDE Project is funded by both the Interreg Atlantic Area Programme and Donegal County Council
Produced by Emagine Ltd, Waterford www.emagine.ie
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