We are currently researching electricity connections to Ireland’s islands. We will continue to add connection dates to our database as we gather more information. If you have information on a particular island that you would like to share, please contact email@example.com. The information below provides an overview of the supply of electricity to Ireland’s islands.… Continue Reading
The Female Electrician, 1992
ESB film regarding career opportunities for female electricians and engineers.
A Future in Fish, 1994
Documentary providing overview of ESB's salmon and eel programmes.
Switched on, Plugged in, 1989
Educational documentary produced for ESB explaining the technical aspects of electricity generation and distribution and the contribution of ESB to Irish society.
24 Hours, 1992
Award winning film showing a typical working day for ESB staff and their commitment to customer service.
Television commercial with a catchy jingle, advertising lower night-time rates of electricity.
Death of the Banshee, 1996
The story of Rural Electrification, narrated by Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh.
MSc students from DCU Business School study ESB annual reports
Two guest blog posts by students on the MSc in Accounting at Dublin City University Business School (DCUBS), who studied ESB's annual reports as part of their coursework.
ESB at the Tralee Festival
Staff from Tralee ESB District Office regularly took part in the parades and activities of the annual Tralee festival. View photos from 1969, 1984 and 1992.
ESB adverts from FAI international match programmes – 1990s
Three ESB adverts from the 1990S
May the 4th be with you
A flash back to a movie review published in ESB’s staff magazine Electric Mail
ESB logo: 1980s-2012
Designed in 1987 by Declan Hogan, Art Director, and the team at Peter Owens Ltd., to reflect ESB’s public image as a vibrant, modern organisation. Variations on this design were launched in 1999 by Creative Inputs, and in 2002 for ESB’s 75th anniversary.
The beginnings of the 1990s were still lean times economically and unemployment was high. In the energy world there were worries about oil supplies as the first Gulf War took place and ESB faced a crisis with generating capacity being outstripped by demand. Huge capital investments were considered risky and Demand Side Management was adopted… Continue Reading