ESB Archives collects, preserves and makes accessible records relating to ESB.
Our collections reflect the unique contribution of ESB to the economic and social development of Ireland since 1927 and includes:
- Shannon Scheme Development (Ardnacrusha)
- Rural Electrification
- Development of Stations
- Marketing and promotional material
- Audio visual material including photographs, film and oral histories
Our new archive building in Finglas officially opened in January 2020. Researchers are welcome by appointment but due to COVID-19 restrictions the archive building is currently closed to visitors. But please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your research queries.
Electricity Supply Board (ESB) was established in 1927 as a statutory corporation in the Republic of Ireland under the Electricity (Supply) Act 1927.