Documentary with a futuristic theme, emphasising the contribution of electricity to industry, agriculture and domestic life.
Modern Living Country Style, 1961
Colour film shot at RDS Horse Show shows how good design and electrical appliances can raise living standards.
Liquid Asset, 1967
Film explains how ESB can help get piped water into your rural home.
Power for Prosperity, 1963
Film chronicles the development and impact of ESB and electricity in Ireland from the Shannon Scheme in 1927 to the 1960s.
Making Money from Clean Milk, 1966
Educational account of the techniques required to produce clean milk on a farms
Death of the Banshee, 1996
The story of Rural Electrification, narrated by Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh.
ESB Showrooms and Service Centres, c.1964
ESB promotional film for showrooms and service centres highlighting the different assistance provided.
Cleanest Cooking, c.1964
ESB television commercial promoting the benefits of electric cooking in the home.
A Penny Buys a lot of Comfort, c.1964
Television commercial highlighting how cost effective electricity can be when used for tasks in the home.
Electricity Helps in So Many Ways, c.1964
Television commercial depicting how electricity makes life easier for you and your family.
ESB at 1961 Rás Tailteann
In 1961 ESB's Rural Electrification Office provided a mobile laundry service to the Rás Tailteann cycle race across Ireland. Read more about their time on the road with the Rás.
A selection of Christmas-themed artwork by ESB staff from the ESB Journal.
1960s Dublin Christmas lights
Photos of Christmas lights in 1960s Dublin from the ESB Journal.
View a selection of 1960s Christmas-themed comics from the ESB Journal.
Christmas Covers from the ESB Journal
View a selection of 1950s and 1960s Christmas-themed covers from the ESB Journal.