An ESB/RTE documentary produced on the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Electricity Supply Board.
Moneypoint Power From Coal, 1985
Documentary detailing the construction and engineering milestones of Moneypoint Generation Station, Co. Clare, ESB’s first major coal burning generating station.
Portarlington Peat Station, c.1950
Extract of dramatisation featuring a fictional young local farmer fascinated by the new peat generation station at Portarlington, Co. Laois.
Power for Progress, 1955
Documentary detailing the story of ESB and electricity in Ireland from 1927-1955.
Power for Tomorrow, 1968
Documentary with a futuristic theme, emphasising the contribution of electricity to industry, agriculture and domestic life.
Turlough Hill, Workers Accounts, 1972
Film on the construction of Turlough Hill looking at the design, engineering and technical skills and social aspect.
Turlough Hill, Peak Power, 1975
Film documents the construction of Turlough Hill which took six years to build, at a cost of £21million.
Poolbeg, Story of a Generation Station, 1977
Documentary detailing the planning and construction of the oil fired power station at Poolbeg, Dublin
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.
The construction of the Shannon Scheme, 1928
View original footage of the construction of the Shannon Scheme, filmed by Pathé in 1928.