Electricity in Ireland pre-ESB

Electricity in Ireland pre-ESB

Read more about electricity in Ireland before the establishment of ESB, from our internal magazine Prospect, November 1981.
The Five Lamps, at the junction of Amiens Street and North Strand Road, early examples of late 19th century lighting in Dublin. Originally used as gas lamps

The story before the Shannon Scheme

Michael Faraday invented the electric dynamo in 1831, succeeded by the invention of the incandescent lightbulb by Thomas Edison in