Electric Generations – now open

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

Irish Archives 2017

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.

Transport of generator, Limerick

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