photos, video & stories from 90 years of ESB
1960s pamphlets highlighting running water as one of the less obvious but more valuable benefits of the Rural Electrification Scheme
Two pamphlets published by ESB, highlighting the benefits of electricity in local authority housing.
A selection of printed pamphlets published in the 1920s and 1930s, during the rollout of the Shannon Scheme.
A set of 1920s photographs from Rosie McNamara whose father and grandfather both worked on the construction of the Shannon Scheme.
View all 12 months of ESB's 1962 Housewives' Calendar, featuring recipes by chef Maura Laverty, and beautiful painted artworks by B Lynes.
Another batch of never-before-seen rural photographs from the private collection of Jerry Corbett.
View our gallery of rare photos from the days of Rural Electrification.
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