About

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 over the past 90 years and includes:

The archives team are busy cataloguing and continuing to make accessible further archive collections. New content will be posted regularly through updates on our blog.

Our new archive building in Finglas officially opened in January 2020.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions the archive building is currently closed to visitors. Please email esbarchives@esb.ie with any 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 .