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:
- Shannon Scheme Development
- Rural Electrification
- Development of Stations
- Marketing and promotional material
- Audio visual material including photographs, film and oral histories
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any 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.