Europe at Work – Ardnacrusha Memories Virtual Collection Days hosted by the Hunt Museum

The Hunt Museum, Limerick in collaboration with ESB Archives, Europeana, EuropeanExpo2020 are hosting virtual collection days to collect stories, personal archives, objects and memorabilia about the Shannon Hydro-Electric Scheme at Ardnacrusha, Co. Clare. Jill Cousins, Director of the Hunt Museum said, “We are asking anyone with connections to the Shannon Scheme at Ardnacrusha and their… Continue Reading

Power for Prosperity, 1963

Film chronicles the development and impact of ESB and electricity in Ireland from the Shannon Scheme in 1927 to the 1960s.

You’re living in 1935

A selection of printed pamphlets published in the 1920s and 1930s, during the rollout of the Shannon Scheme.

WT Cosgrave TD

William Thomas Cosgrave (1880–1965), President of the Executive Council during the construction of the Shannon Scheme.