View a selection of 1950s and 1960s Christmas-themed covers from the ESB Journal.
Read more about electricity in Ireland before the establishment of ESB, from our internal magazine Prospect, November 1981.
A ghost story printed in the December 1949 issue of REO News.
Podcast on research resources at ESB Archives now available online.
ESB Archives were delighted to contribute to issue 92 of The Revolution Papers.
Dalymount park with its four high-standing pylons of thirty lights each pour 240,000 watts-worth of light down on the pitch was the location and story behind this advert for ESB from 1969 by Arcs agency
We are delighted to partner again with St Patrick's Festival this year and offer a unique '#JJINSTARAIL GOES TO ARDNACRUSHA' Experience.
New year, new photos from the Irish Railway Record Society (IRRS).
We are delighted to support an exciting new exhibition, in collaboration with the University of Hertfordshire, which explores how Irish people reacted to a mysterious new power entering their homes: electricity. Electric Generations, now open at dlr LexIcon in Dún Laoghaire, shows how electricity – an invisible force that few understood – caused fear at… Continue Reading
Five September covers for ESB Journal magazine 1958-1962
Opens Monday 2 October at the DLR LexIcon, Dún Laoghaire
On the evening of Tuesday 28 November, Minister Denis Naughten launched Irish Archives 2017, celebrating 90 Years of ESB in the beautiful surroundings of the Irish Architectural Archive in Merrion Square.
1960s pamphlets highlighting running water as one of the less obvious but more valuable benefits of the Rural Electrification Scheme
Between 30—31 May 1933, a convoy carrying massive components of a generator bound for Ardnacrusha Power Station made its way through the streets of Limerick city, passing the well-known landmarks of King John’s Castle, and the Treaty Stone. Check out our gallery of rare transport imagery below. Gallery click any image to begin slideshow These… Continue Reading
Read more recipes by Maura Laverty in ESB's 1962 Housewives' Calendar