Documentary detailing the construction and engineering milestones of Moneypoint Generation Station, Co. Clare, ESB’s first major coal burning generating station.
WIN Electric Holiday Competition, 1987
Win Electric commercial encouraging customers to pay their bill within 14 days for a chance to win a holiday.
WIN Electric Rehab Competition, 1984
Win Electric commercial encouraging prompt payment of bills by offering chances to win prizes and donations to charities.
Karate Man, 1985
Commercial advertising price reductions for storage heating systems. Features karate man smashing electricity prices in half.
Task Force ’87, 1987
Documents the work of the ESB in the restoration of power in the UK after a severe storm.
400kV Transmission Lines from Moneypoint, c.1986-1989
Documentary describing the construction of two 400kV transmission lines running from Moneypoint station to the east coast of Ireland.
Commercial depicting a father waking to feed his baby. Footage highlights how electricity enhances quality of life.
Going Back, 1988
Commercial depicting a son returning home. Highlights how electricity enhances the quality of life.
Commercial depicting a girl preparing to go to a dance, highlighting how electricity and electrical appliances enhance quality of life.
About our Film Archive
A brief look at the history of film in ESB.
Partners in Power, 1982
Documentary highlighting the ESB’s overseas consultancy operations and the development of the electricity industry abroad.
Tomorrow’s Houses Today, 1984
A look at ESB’s energy efficient houses research project in Kilcock, Co. Kildare in co-operation with the EU.
Night Storage Heaters, 1982
ESB television commercial regarding night rate heating and advertising the new ultra slim storage heaters.
So Clean So Nice, Cook Electric, 1984
Television commercial used as part of an ESB campaign emphasising the benefits of electric cooking.
Death of the Banshee, 1996
The story of Rural Electrification, narrated by Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh.