In 1961 ESB's Rural Electrification Office provided a mobile laundry service to the Rás Tailteann cycle race across Ireland. Read more about their time on the road with the Rás.
Our interactive map chronicles how ESB connected Ireland to the national grid
1960s pamphlets highlighting running water as one of the less obvious but more valuable benefits of the Rural Electrification Scheme
Another batch of never-before-seen rural photographs from the private collection of Jerry Corbett.
We have digitised 21 surviving rural pamphlets (1940s-1960s) and are delighted to launch our online library.
ESB made history on 17th June 1964 when Ireland’s largest computer installation went into operation. Previously a punch card system was in operation since 1932 in the Accounts Department. Computers were a great novelty when they first arrived to ESB Head Office and made significant changes in the ways of working for all accountancy staff and provided an enhanced service to ESB… Continue Reading