Read more about Desmond Mulvany, who was employed by ESB (1946-1957)
View a collection of wonderful 1950s rural photographs from Tim Slevin's private collection
Meet 78 year old bachelor Dan Bonfield of Gurteeny, Woodford, Co. Galway. Dan installed one light during the Rural Electrification Scheme so he could play cards with his neighbours.
Jerry Corbett joined ESB at the age of 13 in 1932, meaning that he had 52 years of service at the time of his retirement in 1983 – one of the longest serving employees in ESB history. Shortly after the launch of our new website, Jerry’s son Tony got in touch to generously share some of his… Continue Reading
In honour of the release of Season 6 of Game of Thrones, here’s a blast from Liam Cunningham’s past as an apprentice electrician with ESB. Click the image below to read some of Liam’s memories of his apprentice training on Fleet Street in October 1978, as well as his days working in Poolbeg generating station:… Continue Reading
Thomas McLaughlin, First Managing Director of ESB, 1896 – 1971 The Shannon Scheme is perhaps the most important industrial project ever completed in the Irish state and to this day it continues to make a significant contribution to the industrial, commercial and social development of the country. One of the driving forces behind the Scheme was… Continue Reading