ESB is delighted to partner with the St Patrick’s Festival to highlight 90 years of innovating and creating a brighter future for Ireland.
Read more about Desmond Mulvany, who was employed by ESB (1946-1957)
A love poem from the Rural Electrification Scheme, 1960.
View a slideshow of our Christmas print advertisements, 1930s-1950s
Let's look back at some Christmas themed artwork and curio from the monthly publication of the Rural Electrification Office.
A selection of covers from November editions of ESB's internal publications ESB Journal and Prospect.
View a collection of wonderful 1950s rural photographs from Tim Slevin's private collection
Information for all of the 792 ESB rural areas now available to view on our site!
Meet 78 year old bachelor Dan Bonfield of Gurteeny, Woodford, Co. Galway. Dan installed one light during the Rural Electrification Scheme so he could play cards with his neighbours.
We've used Google Maps to find current photographs of some of our most iconic rural images.
Read more about the 33 areas connected under the Rural Electrification Scheme in Co Cavan between 1949 and 1962.
Read more about the 29 rural areas connected under the Rural Electrification Scheme in Co Kilkenny between 1948 and 1962.
Read more about the 22 rural areas connected under the Rural Electrification Scheme in Co Laois between 1948 and 1964.
Read more about the 56 rural areas connected under the Rural Electrification Scheme in Co Mayo between 1948 and 1964.