Description: Television commercial featuring work of BAFTA nominee Oscar Grillo. The commercial features a toddler watching a cartoon of a dog using electrical appliances in colourful scenes. The child accidentally presses the TV remote and turns off the television. The toddler frowns in disappointment, but when his mother switches the television back on, his face… Continue Reading
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
ESB film regarding career opportunities for female electricians and engineers.
Documentary providing overview of ESB's salmon and eel programmes.
Educational documentary produced for ESB explaining the technical aspects of electricity generation and distribution and the contribution of ESB to Irish society.
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.
The story of Rural Electrification, narrated by Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh.
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.
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.
Three ESB adverts from the 1990S
A flash back to a movie review published in ESB’s staff magazine Electric Mail
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