About ESB Archives

ESB Archives building at St Margarets Rd Finglas, Dublin 11

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:

Collections stored in the archive building

We are busy cataloguing to make further collections accessible. You can keep in touch with updates through our Twitter and Instagram accounts.

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 esbarchives@esb.ie with your research queries.


About ESB

Electricity Supply Board (ESB) was established in 1927 as a statutory corporation in the Republic of Ireland under the Electricity (Supply) Act 1927.

More on our group website www.esb.ie including this historic timeline of ESB .